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In arguing points of law he had the tenacity of a bull-dog and the keenness of a sleuth-hound.
"Red-headed party found at Woodstock," the valiant sleuth had wired with unusual delicacy and caution.
MOLLY MAKE-BELIEVEELEANOR HALLOWELL ABBOTT
All we've got to do now is to play the sleuth when he leaves the cabin.
A thousand reporters, cunning as monkeys, active as sleuth-hounds, are on the track.
AMERICAN SKETCHESCHARLES WHIBLEY
But she was too preoccupied with the importance of the discovery to dwell on his gifts as a sleuth.
HIDDEN GOLDWILDER ANTHONY
And who is the swift "avenger of blood" who is following close as a sleuth-hound on thy track?
Meanwhile the enemy, a large mink, was following on the trail with the dogged persistence of a sleuth-hound.
KINGS IN EXILESIR CHARLES GEORGE DOUGLAS ROBERTS
The famous sleuth's thin, intellectual face, piercing eyes, and rate per word are too well known to need description.
No vulpine contraction of the muzzle, such as would have suggested the sleuth and invited suspicion.
THE INCENDIARYW. A. (WILLIAM AUGUSTINE) LEAHY
Then it was that panther-like, sleek sleuth-hounds hovered round Him, trying to entangle Him in His talk.
"UNTO CAESAR"BARONESS EMMUSKA ORCZY

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