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Facts in The Hound of the Baskervilles

Facts Examples in The Hound of the Baskervilles:

Chapter II

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"by certain forgotten peoples in the days of old..."   (Chapter II)

Dartmoor is covered by the remains of Stone Age encampments or forts, and these areas helped create the mysterious atmosphere that made the Baskerville curse more believable.

"turned his horse's head..."   (Chapter II)

The phrase "turned his horse's head" means he turned the horses back towards the safety of Baskerville's mansion

"and unkennel the pack..."   (Chapter II)

Wealthy landowners and aristocrats in rural England routinely had packs of dogs for hunting foxes.

"Devonshire..."   (Chapter II)

Devonshire is a county located in Dartmoor, in the southwest of England.

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