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"The adventures of the Yellow Diamond begin with the eleventh century of the Christian era." Prologue, p. 34

"For my part, I stuck fast by the plain facts as we knew on the subject of the jewel: and nothing could alter the legal obligation that now lay on Mr. Franklin to put it in his cousin's possession." First Period, p. 94

"'Well, Betteredge,' he said, 'how does the atmosphere of mystery and suspicion in which we are all living now, agree with you? Do you remember that morning when I first came here with the Moonstone? I wish to God we had thrown it into the quicksand!'" First Period, p. 155

"'That's a wonderful woman,' said Sergeant Cuff, when we were out in the hall again. 'But for her self-control, the mystery that puzzles you, Mr. Betteredge, would have been at an end to-night.'" First Period, p...

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