Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Quotes

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Quotes

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"I hardly looked at his face. His knees were what I wished to see." ~ The Red-Headed League by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle "It is quite a three pipe problem." ~ The Red-Headed League by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle It had darkened since I left, and now I could only see here and there the glistening of moisture upon the black walls, and far away down at the end of the shaft the gleam of the broken water. I shouted; but only the same half-human cry of the fall was borne back to my ears. ~ The Final Problem by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Any attempt at recovering the bodies was absolutely hopeless, and there, deep down in that dreadful caldron of swirling water and seething foam, will lie for all time the most dangerous criminal and the foremost champion of the law of their generation. ~ The Final Problem by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle "I think that I may go so far as to say, Watson, that I have not lived wholly in vain," he remarked. "If my record were closed to-night I could still survey it with equanimity. The air of London is the sweeter for my presence." ~ The Final Problem by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle "My dear Watson, Professor Moriarty is not a man who lets the grass grow under his feet." ~ The Final Problem by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle "You know my powers, my dear Watson, and yet at the end of three months I was forced to confess that I had at last met an antagonist who was my intellectual equal. My horror at his crimes was lost in my admiration at his skill." ~ The Final Problem by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle It is indeed, a fearful place. The torrent, swollen by the melting snow, plunges into a tremendous abyss, from which the spray rolls up like the smoke from a burning house. The shaft into which the river hurls itself is a immense chasm, lined by glistening coal-black rock, and narrowing into a creaming, boiling pit of incalculable depth, which brims over and shoots the stream onward over its jagged lip. The long sweep of green water roaring forever down, and the thick flickering curtain of spray hissing forever upward, turn a man giddy with their constant whirl and clamor. We stood near the edge peering down at the gleam of the breaking water far below us against the black rocks, and listening to the half-human shout which cam booming up with the spray out of the abyss. ~ The Final Problem by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle "He is the Napoleon of crime, Watson. He is the organizer of half that is evil and of nearly all that is undetected in this great city. He is a genius, a philosopher, an abstract thinker. He has a brain of the first order. He sits motionless, like a spider in the center of its web, but that web has a thousand radiations, and he knows well every quiver of each of them." ~ The Final Problem by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle "You have probably never heard of Professor Moriarty?" said he. ~ The Final Problem by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

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