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evolve
used in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

2 uses
  • The story has, I believe, been told more than once in the newspapers, but, like all such narratives, its effect is much less striking when set forth en bloc in a single half-column of print than when the facts slowly evolve before your own eyes, and the mystery clears gradually away as each new discovery furnishes a step which leads on to the complete truth.
    Adventure IX — The Adventure of the Engineer's Thumb (2% in)
  • Too little, if he could not invent a cause of quarrel which would give him the sympathy of the jury; too much, if he evolved from his own inner consciousness anything so outré as a dying reference to a rat, and the incident of the vanishing cloth.
    Adventure IV — The Boscombe Valley Mystery (33% in)

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