The Man with the Twisted Lip Quotes

One night -- it was in June, ' 89 -- there came a ring to my bell, about the hour when a man gives his first yawn and glances at the clock. ~ The Man with the Twisted Lip

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He flicked the horse with his whip, and we dashed away through the endless succession of sombre and deserted streets, which widened gradually, until we were flying across a broad balustraded bridge, with the murky river flowing sluggishly beneath us. Beyond lay another dull wilderness of bricks and mortar, its silence broken only by the heavy, regular footfall of the policeman, or the songs and shouts of some belated party of revellers. A dull wrack was drifting slowly across the sky, and a star or two twinkled dimly here and there through the rifts of the clouds. Holmes drove in silence, with his head sunk upon his breast, and the air of a man who is lost in thought . . . ~ The Man with the Twisted Lip

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"I have seen too much not to know that the impression of a woman may be more valuable than the conclusion of an analytical reasoner." ~ The Man with the Twisted Lip

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"Oh, a trusty comrade is always of use; and a chronicler still more so." ~ The Man with the Twisted Lip

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