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The unsolved problem that tormented him was caused by hints given by the princess, his cousin, at Moscow, concerning Dolokhov's intimacy with his wife, and by an anonymous letter he had received that morning, which in the mean jocular way common to anonymous letters said that he saw badly through his spectacles, but that his wife's connection with Dolokhov was a secret to no one but himself.
As long as all these questions were unsolved, I felt that sleep would be no easy matter, either for Holmes or myself.
And it was still an unsolved problem whether or not the United States could be kept united, whether or not it could be built into an organic nation without losing the spirit of self-help and democracy.
"I was thinking of all the great unsolved questions," I answer, "the questions that we spent so much labor and thought over.
He loved to lie in the very centre of five millions of people, with his filaments stretching out and running through them, responsive to every little rumor or suspicion of unsolved crime.
However, in a very few minutes he decided that to run away was impossible; that it would be cowardly; that great problems lay before him, and that he had no right to leave them unsolved, or at least to refuse to give all his energy and strength to the attempt to solve them.
At the time, this was the unsolved problem of wireless telegraphy--as it still is to-day--but Emil Gluck, in his prison cell, mastered it.
But you will leave behind you a mystery as yet unsolved and a tale worth telling.
The unsolved mystery in connection with this unhappy woman is now rendered doubly suspicious, in my eyes, by the absolute conviction which I feel, that the clue to it has been hidden by Sir Percival from the most intimate friend he has in the world.
It was clear that he must not now suffer passively, worrying himself over unsolved questions, but that he must do something, do it at once, and do it quickly.
Un- known to trade, to travel, almost to geography, the manner of life they harbor is an unsolved secret.
Sherlock Holmes was a man, however, who, when he had an unsolved problem upon his mind, would go for days, and even for a week, without rest, turning it over, rearranging his facts, looking at it from every point of view until he had either fathomed it or convinced himself that his data were insufficient.
All she achieved by her thinking was the conviction that, in such a cause, no risk was too great; and that, far from making any rules for herself or others, she would let difficulties accumulate unsolved, situations widen their jaws unsatiated, while she maintained a position of absolute and fearless independence.
Forensic science in England and Wales has plunged into crisis, raising the risk of crimes going unsolved and miscarriages of justice occurring, a new report warns.
FORENSIC science in England and Wales has plunged into crisis - raising the risk of crimes going unsolved and miscarriages of justice occurring, a new report warns.