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  • It features an attractive trompe l'oeil cigarette-box cover (as the first volume did).

    Simon Gray's Last Cigarette

  • We then ascended to the room again, when, by upsetting the cigarette-box, I obtained a very excellent view of the floor, and was able to see quite clearly, from the traces upon the cigarette ash, that the prisoner had in our absence come out from her retreat.

    The Adventure of the Golden Pince-Nez.

  • She knew every blackened banana-skin and empty cigarette-box in the gutters.

    Main Street

  • A week ago he had invented a system of leaving his cigar-case and cigarette-box in an unused drawer at the bottom of the correspondence-file, in the outer office.

    Babbit

  • Himself, Babbitt slipped away on Christmas afternoon to take his present, a silver cigarette-box, to Tanis.

    Babbit

  • Selden had turned to reach for a cigarette-box on the mantelpiece.

    The House of Mirth

  • I left it with my cigarette-box and my stick, and I walked along the pathway, Moriarty still at my heels.

    The Adventure of the Empty House

  • He pushed forward a comfortable chair and clapped down a cigarette-box on the broad arm.

    The Nursing Home Murder

  • Havelock asked, pushing a silver cigarette-box across the desk.

    A Murder of Quality

  • He stretched himself, and reached out for the cigarette-box by his bedside.

    Marazan

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