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Sherlock Holmes
used in The Hound of the Baskervilles

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fictitious detective introduced in stories by Arthur Conan Doyle (1887) and appearing in numerous film adaptations
  • I laughed incredulously as Sherlock Holmes leaned back in his settee and blew little wavering rings of smoke up to the ceiling.
    Chapter 1 — Mr. Sherlock Holmes (49% in)
  • The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Chapter 1 Mr. Sherlock Holmes Mr. Sherlock Holmes, who was usually very late in the mornings, save upon those not infrequent occasions when he was up all night, was seated at the breakfast table.
    Chapter 1 — Mr. Sherlock Holmes (1% in)
  • The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Chapter 1 Mr. Sherlock Holmes Mr. Sherlock Holmes, who was usually very late in the mornings, save upon those not infrequent occasions when he was up all night, was seated at the breakfast table.
    Chapter 1 — Mr. Sherlock Holmes (1% in)
  • What does Dr. James Mortimer, the man of science, ask of Sherlock Holmes, the specialist in crime?
    Chapter 1 — Mr. Sherlock Holmes (69% in)
  • I presume that it is Mr. Sherlock Holmes whom I am addressing and not ——
    Chapter 1 — Mr. Sherlock Holmes (82% in)
  • Sherlock Holmes waved our strange visitor into a chair.
    Chapter 1 — Mr. Sherlock Holmes (87% in)
  • ]" When Dr. Mortimer had finished reading this singular narrative he pushed his spectacles up on his forehead and stared across at Mr. Sherlock Holmes.
    Chapter 2 — The Curse of the Baskervilles (46% in)
  • "I must thank you," said Sherlock Holmes, "for calling my attention to a case which certainly presents some features of interest.
    Chapter 2 — The Curse of the Baskervilles (74% in)
  • Sherlock Holmes struck his hand against his knee with an impatient gesture.
    Chapter 3 — The Problem (16% in)
  • "Why, yes," said he, "and the strange thing is, Mr. Sherlock Holmes, that if my friend here had not proposed coming round to you this morning I should have come on my own account.
    Chapter 4 — Sir Henry Baskerville (3% in)
  • I promise you that," said Sherlock Holmes.
    Chapter 4 — Sir Henry Baskerville (14% in)
  • "It seems a singularly useless thing to steal," said Sherlock Holmes.
    Chapter 4 — Sir Henry Baskerville (53% in)
  • Chapter 5 Three Broken Threads Sherlock Holmes had, in a very remarkable degree, the power of detaching his mind at will.
    Chapter 5 — Three Broken Threads (0% in)
  • "May all our difficulties vanish as easily!" said Sherlock Holmes.
    Chapter 5 — Three Broken Threads (62% in)
  • Sherlock Holmes made a note of it.
    Chapter 5 — Three Broken Threads (77% in)
  • "His name," said the cabman, "was Mr. Sherlock Holmes."
    Chapter 5 — Three Broken Threads (82% in)
  • So his name was Sherlock Holmes, was it?
    Chapter 5 — Three Broken Threads (84% in)
  • Only just as he was leaving he turned round and he said: 'It might interest you to know that you have been driving Mr. Sherlock Holmes.'
    Chapter 5 — Three Broken Threads (91% in)
  • And how would you describe Mr. Sherlock Holmes?
    Chapter 5 — Three Broken Threads (92% in)
  • Mr. Sherlock Holmes drove with me to the station and gave me his last parting injunctions and advice.
    Chapter 6 — Baskerville Hall (1% in)
  • Be the answer what it might, I should at least have something to report to Sherlock Holmes.
    Chapter 7 — The Stapletons of Merripit House (11% in)
  • Has Mr. Sherlock Holmes?
    Chapter 7 — The Stapletons of Merripit House (31% in)
  • If you are here, then it follows that Mr. Sherlock Holmes is interesting himself in the matter, and I am naturally curious to know what view he may take.
    Chapter 7 — The Stapletons of Merripit House (33% in)
  • Chapter 8 First Report of Dr. Watson >From this point onward I will follow the course of events by transcribing my own letters to Mr. Sherlock Holmes which lie before me on the table.
    Chapter 8 — First Report of Dr. Watson (1% in)
  • Chapter 10 Extract from the Diary of Dr. Watson So far I have been able to quote from the reports which I have forwarded during these early days to Sherlock Holmes.
    Chapter 10 — Extract from the Diary of Dr. Watson (1% in)
  • I have not lived for years with Sherlock Holmes for nothing.
    Chapter 10 — Extract from the Diary of Dr. Watson (79% in)
  • What do you think about it, Mr. Sherlock Holmes?
    Chapter 12 — Death on the Moor (94% in)
  • Sir Henry was more pleased than surprised to see Sherlock Holmes, for he had for some days been expecting that recent events would bring him down from London.
    Chapter 13 — Fixing the Nets (16% in)
  • Mrs. Laura Lyons was in her office, and Sherlock Holmes opened his interview with a frankness and directness which considerably amazed her.
    Chapter 13 — Fixing the Nets (73% in)
  • Sherlock Holmes shrugged his shoulders.
    Chapter 13 — Fixing the Nets (79% in)
  • "I entirely believe you, madam," said Sherlock Holmes.
    Chapter 13 — Fixing the Nets (86% in)
  • "I think that on the whole you have had a fortunate escape," said Sherlock Holmes.
    Chapter 13 — Fixing the Nets (92% in)
  • Chapter 14 The Hound of the Baskervilles One of Sherlock Holmes's defects—if, indeed, one may call it a defect—was that he was exceedingly loath to communicate his full plans to any other person until the instant of their fulfilment.
    Chapter 14 — The Hound of the Baskervilles (0% in)

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