Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes (Scholastic Classics) by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

A colonel gets 5 seeds within the mail--and dies inside of weeks. a tender bride disappears instantly after her marriage ceremony. An previous hat and a Christmas goose are the one clues to a stolen jewel. A son is accused of his father's homicide. those mysteries--and many more--are delivered to the home on Baker highway the place detective Sherlock Holmes is living. No case is just too tough for the world's most renowned sleuth and his fabulous powers of deduction.

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He answered that the name was new to him. "'Well,' said I, 'the gentleman at No. ' "'Oh,' said he, 'his name was William Morris. He was a solicitor and was using my room as a temporary convenience until his new premises were ready. ' "'Oh, at his new offices. He did tell me the address. Yes, 17 King Edward Street, near St. ' "I started off, Mr. Holmes, but when I got to that address it was a manufactory of artificial knee-caps, and no one in it had ever heard of either Mr. William Morris or Mr.

Then, suddenly realizing the full purport of his words, she gave a violent start and looked up, with fear and astonishment upon her broad, good-humoured face. "You've heard about me, Mr. " - 60 - The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes -- Arthur Conan Doyle "Never mind," said Holmes, laughing; "it is my business to know things. Perhaps I have trained myself to see what others overlook. " "I came to you, sir, because I heard of you from Mrs. Etherege, whose husband you found so easy when the police and everyone had given him up for dead.

Hardy, the foreman; but when Mr. Windibank came he made her sell the business, for he was very superior, being a traveller in wines. " - 61 - The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes -- Arthur Conan Doyle I had expected to see Sherlock Holmes impatient under this rambling and inconsequential narrative, but, on the contrary he had listened with the greatest concentration of attention. " "Oh, no, sir. It is quite separate and was left me by my uncle Ned in Auckland. It is in New Zealand stock, paying 4 1/2 per cent.

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