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The adventure of the speckled band

As my sister was leaving me, she paused at the door and looked back.

"Tell me, " she said. "Have you ever heard anyone whistle in the dead of the night?"

"Never," I said. "Why do you ask?"

She replied, "Well, for the last three nights, always at about three in the morning, I have heard a low clear whistle. I am a light sleeper and it has awakened me. I cannot tell where it has come from - perhaps from the next room, perhaps from the lawn. I thought I would just ask if you had heard it. You don't whistle when you sleep, do you?"