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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

By: Conan Doyle

.... They were admirable things for the observer — excellent for drawing the veil from men’s motives and actions. But for the trained reasoner to admit s... ...le memory. I had seen little of Holmes lately. My marriage had drifted us away from each other. My own complete happiness, and the home centred intere... ...d in our lodgings in Baker Street, buried among his old books, and alternating from week to week between cocaine and ambition, the drowsiness of the d... ...ation as I could desire about Miss Adler, to say nothing of half a dozen other people in the neighbourhood in whom I was not in the least interested, ... ...that. When you raise your cry of fire, it will be taken up by quite a number of people. You may then walk to the end of the street, and I will rejoin y... ...one direction and the loungers in the other, while a number of better dressed people, who had watched the scuffle without taking part in it, crowded i... ...le value which she had been expecting was waiting for her at the offices of the Aberdeen Shipping Company. Now, if you are well up in your London, you ... ...of preexisting cases which serves me so well. There was a parallel instance in Aberdeen some years back, and something on very much the same lines at ...

...ion. He never spoke of the softer passions, save with a gibe and a sneer. They were admirable things for the observer--excellent for drawing the veil from men?s motives and actions. But for the trained reasoner to admit such intrusions into his own delicate and finely adjusted temperament was to introduce a distracting factor which might throw a doubt upon all his mental r...

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The Poems of Samuel Taylor Coleridge

By: Samuel Taylor Coleridge

... . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Pain . . . . . . 23 On a Lady Weeping: Imitation from the Latin of Nicolaus Archius . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Mo... ...tten After a Walk Before Supper . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 Imitated from Ossian . . . . . . . . . . . 53 The Complaint of Ninathóma: From th... ...he House of the ‘‘Man of Ross’’ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71 Imitated from the Welsh . . . . . . . . . . . . 72 Lines: To a Beautiful Spring i... ...Poet in the Clouds . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 404 The Tears of a Grateful People . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 406 Hymn . . . . . . . . .... ...y or the tranquil sky! One of the People. - 103 - Sonnets on Eminent Characters: Contributed to the ‘‘Morn... ...ainst you from the Holy One! But o’er some plain that steameth to the sun, Peopled with Death; or where more hideous Trade Loud-laughing packs his ... ...tis fenced round with irons sharp, spear-like, and strong. This fellow from Aberdeen hither did skip With a waxy face and a blubber lip, And a blac...

...dy on the Death of Chatterton, 16 -- An Invocation, 19 -- Anna and Harland, 20 -- To the Evening Star, 21 -- Pain, 22 -- On a Lady Weeping: Imitation from the Latin of Nicolaus Archius, 23 -- Monody on a Tea-kettle, 24 -- Genevieve, 26 -- On Receiving an Account that his Only Sister?s Death was Inevitable, 27 -- On Seeing a Youth Affectionately Welcomed by a Sister, 28 -- ...

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