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The Greek Interpreter Quotes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

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4 The Greek Interpreter Quotes Found!

"There are many men in London, you know, who, some from shyness, some from misanthropy, have no wish for the company of their fellows. Yet they are not averse to comfortable chairs and the latest periodicals. It is for the convenience of these that the Diogenes Club was started, and it now contains the most unsociable and unclubable men in town. No member is permitted to take the least notice of any other one. Save in the Stranger's Room, no talking is, under any circumstances, allowed, and three offences, if brought to the notice of the committee, render the talker liable to expulsion." ~ The Greek Interpreter by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Mr. Melas, however, still lived, and in less than an hour, with the aid of ammonia and brandy I had the satisfaction of seeing him open his eyes, and of knowing that my hand had drawn him back from that dark valley in which all paths meet. ~ The Greek Interpreter by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle "The Diogenes Club is the queerest club in London, and Mycroft one of the queerest men." ~ The Greek Interpreter by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle "My dear Watson," said he, "I cannot agree with those who rank modesty among the virtues. To the logician all things should be seen exactly as they are, and to underestimate one's self is as much a departure from truth as to exaggerate one's own powers." ~ The Greek Interpreter by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

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