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Usage examples for clue

  1. There the elusive clue had failed him, though he felt that strange secrets might be revealed some day. – Blake's Burden by Harold Bindloss
  2. The first thing is for us to follow up the clue of the portrait." – The Secret Passage by Fergus Hume
  3. I have also consulted her most intimate friends, all who know her well, but they can give me no clue to her distress. – The Mayor's Wife by Anna Katherine Green
  4. We ought to have thought of that clue ourselves. – The Man From the Clouds by J. Storer Clouston
  5. Does not some clue to them reach his senses? – Ways of Nature by John Burroughs
  6. Presently I myself found a clue. – Salute to Adventurers by John Buchan
  7. I had a clue to the general mood of the subject from the few Psalms I had actually translated, and drawing on my imagination for details, I was able to read with so much spirit that ignorant listeners were carried away by my performance. – The Promised Land by Mary Antin
  8. Maybe you're right, and so, of course, I wouldn't want to bother Smith with 'em, you know, if they are only a false clue; he'd only laugh at me, you see. – Cupid's Middleman by Edward B. Lent
  9. Here, then, was a clue to the mystery. – Amos Huntingdon by T.P. Wilson
  10. There was some mystery connected with it, I am sure; but what it was I have no clue. – Mr. Marx's Secret by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  11. Not a word had they heard, not a clue or a trace had been discovered. – Dorian by Nephi Anderson
  12. I should think that the only way to get a clue would be to send a detective down here," exclaimed Peggy, on receipt of this information. – The Girl Aviators' Motor Butterfly by Margaret Burnham
  13. A clue is, however, to be found in two subsequent phrases. – Kant's Theory of Knowledge by Harold Arthur Prichard
  14. Mr. Brown offered to take care of it, but I felt that, as a magistrate, I was in a measure responsible for everything in the shape of a clue, so I brought it away with me. – The New Tenant by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  15. Perhaps he will be able to get some clue in the village. – By Berwen Banks by Allen Raine
  16. One more clue she might have been here. – Life Blood by Thomas Hoover
  17. Well, sir, they left a clue, at any rate. – Gold Seekers of '49 by Edwin L. Sabin
  18. Still it is best that you should be told, for we three who have the secret may be killed, every one of us- no, not the place, but where to seek a clue to the place. – Lysbeth A Tale Of The Dutch by H. Rider Haggard
  19. A clue, father- you mean about young Forrester? – A Dog with a Bad Name by Talbot Baines Reed
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