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Arthur Conan Doyle

A Scandal in Bohemia

  • b7017128164has quoted7 years ago
    And when he speaks of Irene Adler, or when he refers to her photograph, it is always under the honourable title of the woman.
  • Aleksandr Efimovhas quoted7 years ago
    is a capital mistake to theorise before one has data. Insensibly one begins to twist facts to suit theories, instead of theories to suit facts. But the note itself.
  • anastasiasharayahas quoted8 years ago
    “You see, but you do not observe.
  • Ольга Выросткоhas quoted3 years ago
    I only caught a glimpse of her at the moment, but she was a lovely woman, with a face that a man might die for.
  • Ольга Выросткоhas quoted3 years ago
    o Sherlock Holmes she is always the woman. I have seldom heard him mention her under any other name.
  • Tatiana Timakovahas quoted5 years ago
    Insensibly one begins to twist facts to suit theories, instead of theories to suit facts
  • Тимур Сафинhas quoted6 years ago
    Then he stood before the fire and looked me over in his singular introspective fashion.
    “Wedlock suits you,” he remarked. “I think, Watson, that you have put on seven and a half pounds since I saw you.”
    “Seven!” I answered.
    “Indeed, I should have thought a little more. Just a trifle more, I fancy, Watson. And in practice again, I observe. You did not tell me that you intended to go into harness.”
    “Then, how do you know?”
    “I see it, I deduce it. How do I know that you have been getting yourself very wet lately, and that you have a most clumsy and careless servant girl?”
    “My dear Holmes,” said I, “this is too much. You would certainly have been burned, had you lived a few centuries ago. It is true that I had a country walk on Thursday and came home in a dreadful mess, but as I have changed my clothes I can’t imagine how you deduce it. As to Mary Jane, she is incorrigible, and my wife has given her notice, but there, again, I fail to see how you work it out.”
    He chuckled to himself and rubbed his long, nervous hands together.
    “It is simplicity itself,” said he; “my eyes tell me that on the inside of your
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