The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Arthur Conan Doyle

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes is a collection of twelve short stories by Arthur Conan Doyle, featuring his fictional detective Sherlock Holmes. It was first published on 14 October 1892; the individual stories had been serialised in The Strand Magazine between July 1891 and June 1892. The stories are not in chronological order, and the only characters common to all twelve are Holmes and Dr. Watson. The stories are related in first-person narrative from Watson's point of view.
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saved me from ennui,” he answered, yawning. “Alas! I already feel it closing in upon me. My life is spent in one long effort to escape from the commonplaces of existence. These little problems help me to do so.”
Insensibly one begins to twist facts to suit theories, instead of theories to suit facts.
You see, but you do not observe.
Violence does, in truth, recoil upon the violent, and the schemer falls into the pit which he digs for another.
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His rooms were brilliantly lit, and, even as I looked up, I saw his tall, spare figure pass twice in a dark silhouette against the blind. He was pacing the room swiftly, eagerly, with his head sunk upon his chest and his hands clasped behind him.
abhorrent to his cold
To Sherlock Holmes she is always the woman. I have seldom heard him mention her under any other name.
For example, you have frequently seen the steps which lead up from the hall to this room.”
“How often?”
has already a sinister history. There have been two murders, a vitriol-throwing, a suicide, and several robberies brought about for the sake of this forty-grain weight of crystallised charcoal
You see, but you do not observe. The distinction is clear. For example, you have frequently seen the steps which lead up from the hall to this room.
malignant boot-slitting
precise but admirably balanced mind
have seldom heard him
“The facts are briefly these: Some five years ago, during a lengthy visit to Warsaw, I made the acquaintance of the wellknown adventuress, Irene Adler. The name is no doubt familiar to you.”
“Away they went, and I was just wondering whether I should not do well to follow them when up the lane came a neat little landau, the coachman with his coat only half-buttoned, and his tie under his ear, while all the tags of his
oud from his cigarette.
“The pap
“This Godfrey Norton was evidently an important factor in the matter. He was a lawyer.
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