Mixed Prepositions 18

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The intense interest aroused the public by what was known the time as "The Styles Case" has now somewhat subsided. Nevertheless, view of the world-wide notoriety which attended it, I have been asked, both my friend Poirot and the family themselves, to write an account the whole story. This, we trust, will effectually silence the sensational rumours which still persist. I will therefore briefly set down the circumstances which led my being connected the affair. I had been invalided home from the Front; and, after spending some months a rather depressing Convalescent Home, was given a month's sick leave. Having no near relations or friends, I was trying to make my mind what to do, when I ran John Cavendish. I had seen very little him for some years. Indeed, I had never known him particularly well. He was a good fifteen years my senior, for one thing, though he hardly looked his forty-five years. As a boy, though, I had often stayed Styles, his mother's place in Essex.

An excerpt from "The Mysterious Affair at Styles" by Agatha Christie
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