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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes Quotes

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"A Scandal in Bohemia" (229) "He [Holmes] used to make merry over the cleverness of women, but I have not heard him do it of late. And when he speaks of Irene Adler, or when he refers to her photograph, it is always under the honorable title of the woman."

"The Red-Headed League" (241) " "As a rule," said Holmes, "The more bizarre a thing is the less mysterious it proves to be. It is your commonplace, featureless crimes which are really puzzling, just as the commonplace face is the most difficult to identify."

"A Case of Identity" (260) "Not invisible but unnoticed, Watson. You did not know where to look, and so you missed all that was important."

"The Boscombe Valley Mystery" (268) "The more featureless and commonplace a crime is, the more difficult it is to bring it home."

"The Boscombe Valley Mystery" (271) "There is nothing more deceptive than an obvious fact...

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