Arthur Conan Doyle

The Sign of the Four

b0514322156has quoted9 months ago
No, no: I never guess. It is a shocking habit, – destructive to the logical faculty.
Eugene Khmarskiyhas quotedlast year
he always employed two prize
The Ene.has quoted2 years ago
Winwood Reade's 'Martyrdom of Man.'
megustasbananahas quoted2 years ago
How often have I said to you that when you have eliminated the impossible whatever remains, HOWEVER IMPROBABLE, must be the truth?
megustasbananahas quoted2 years ago
The emotional qualities are antagonistic to clear reasoning.
Daria Lytkinhas quoted3 years ago
Eliminate all other factors, and the one which remains must be the truth
lovelymmcutiehas quoted3 years ago
Still, I bear no grudge for that. It is all fair and above-board
lovelymmcutiehas quoted3 years ago
Twenty long years in that fever-ridden swamp, all day at work under the mangrove-tree, all night chained up in the filthy convict-huts, bitten by mosquitoes, racked with ague, bullied by every cursed black-faced policeman who loved to take it out of a white man
lovelymmcutiehas quoted3 years ago
It's been the sign of four with us always.
lovelymmcutiehas quoted3 years ago
There goes the reward!" said he, gloomily. "Where there is no money there is no pay. This night's work would have been worth a tenner each to Sam Brown and me if the treasure had been there
lovelymmcutiehas quoted3 years ago
love-story or an elopement into the fifth proposition of Euclid."
lovelymmcutiehas quoted3 years ago
. I claim no credit in such cases.
lovelymmcutiehas quoted3 years ago
abhor the dull routine of existence
lovelymmcutiehas quoted3 years ago
"My mind," he said, "rebels at stagnation. Give me problems, give me work,
lovelymmcutiehas quoted3 years ago
Why should you, for a mere passing pleasure, risk the loss of those great powers with which you have been endowed
lovelymmcutiehas quoted3 years ago
seven-per-cent solution. Would you care to try it
lovelymmcutiehas quoted3 years ago
great powers, his masterly manner, and the experience which I had had of his many extraordinary qualities
lovelymmcutiehas quoted3 years ago
conscience swelled nightly within me at the thought that I had lacked the courage to protest.
lovelymmcutiehas quoted3 years ago
to day I had become more irritable
lovelymmcutiehas quoted3 years ago
With his long, white, nervous fingers he adjusted the delicate needle, and rolled back his left shirt-cuff. For some
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