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Meaning of "He deserted me for others" in "The Veiled Lodger"

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What does "loose-jointed" mean in this Sherlock Holmes passage?

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What does "more than I gave" mean in "I therefore named a price which was £500 more than I gave"?

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Which does this part refer to, a pencil or the words?

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What is Watson's "old service" in "His Last Bow"?

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What is "the Segregation of the Queen" in "His Last Bow"?

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How to interpret this "temptation"?

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What did Conan Doyle mean by saying the butler would adorn a bench of bishops?

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Is Von Bork's "I've been there" the idiomatic expression here, in "His Last Bow"?

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Implication of "your four-in-hand takes the prize" in "His Last Bow"