Arthur Conan Doyle

The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes

    Krista Gracehas quoted6 years ago
    Save for the occasional use of cocaine, he had no vices, and he only turned to the drug as a protest against the monotony of existence when cases were scanty and the papers uninteresting.
    Flying Cathas quoted3 hours ago
    I lay back against the cushions, puffing at my cigar, while Holmes, leaning forward, with his long, thin forefinger checking off the points upon the palm of his left hand
    Flying Cathas quoted3 hours ago
    nothing clears up a case so much as stating it to another person
    b6757885069has quoted3 months ago
    For a whole day my companion had rambled about the room with his chin upon his chest and his brows knitted, charging and recharging his pipe with the strongest black tobacco, and absolutely deaf to any of my questions or remarks.
    b6757885069has quoted3 months ago
    "I am afraid, Watson, that I shall have to go," said Holmes, as we sat down together to our breakfast one morning.
    Dalton Bowerhas quoted8 months ago
    The difficulty is to detach the framework of fact—of absolute undeniable fact—from the embellishments of theorists and reporters.
    b4008534831has quotedlast year
    but I was too hurt and angry to speak with her,
    b4008534831has quotedlast year
    y indignation at this calm examination of our family documents overcame me so far that I took a step forward,
    b4008534831has quotedlast year
    hope, but we could not get on without you.
    b4008534831has quotedlast year
    The lady's, on the other hand, were most bitter, and when she raised her voice could be plainly heard
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