HOLMES


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HOLMESHome Office Large Major Enquiry System (UK police information system)
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Soon afterwards, Holmes took his telephones out of the banks, and started a real telephone business among the express companies of Boston.
I rose to go, but Holmes caught me by the wrist and pushed me back into my chair.
I was also aware of that," murmured Holmes, settling himself down in his armchair and closing his eyes.
Really, Watson, you excel yourself," said Holmes, pushing back his chair and lighting a cigarette.
I laughed incredulously as Sherlock Holmes leaned back in his settee and blew little wavering rings of smoke up to the ceiling.
And so it happened that an hour or so later I found myself in the corner of a first-class carriage flying along en route for Exeter, while Sherlock Holmes, with his sharp, eager face framed in his ear-flapped travelling-cap, dipped rapidly into the bundle of fresh papers which he had procured at Paddington.
I lay back against the cushions, puffing at my cigar, while Holmes, leaning forward, with his long, thin forefinger checking off the points upon the palm of his left hand, gave me a sketch of the events which had led to our journey.
When I turned again, Sherlock Holmes was standing smiling at me across my study table.
I am all right, but indeed, Holmes, I can hardly believe my eyes.
There are difficulties; there are certainly difficulties," said Sherlock Holmes, pensively.
Sherlock Holmes and I read these notices over together at breakfast, and they appeared to afford him considerable amusement.
I should do so," Sherlock Holmes remarked impatiently.