Sir Arthur Conan Doyle: Sherlock Holmes - The Adventure of the Three Garridebs



página tamaño Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Three Garridebs
01 1074 KB It may have been a comedy, or it may have been a tragedy
02 652 KB I admitted that I had not.
03 813 KB Holmes took the book from my hand.
04 1272 KB A moment later he was in the room. Mr. John Garrideb
05 878 KB Mr. Garrideb forced a laugh. "I've read of your tricks, Mr. Holmes, but I never thought
06 1161 KB "Why did he ever drag you into it at all?" asked our visitor with a sudden outflame of...
07 1374 KB Mr. Garrideb surveyed me with not too friendly a gaze.
08 997 KB "For he died within a year of saying them, and he left a will behind him.
09 1024 KB "Well, Watson," said Holmes with a smile, ...
10 1196 KB Holmes took his pipe from his lips.
11 1444 KB I did so, and heard a thin, quavering voice at the other end of the line.
12 1918 KB "Up some years, Watson," he remarked, indicating its discoloured surface.
13 1455 KB "Syracusan -- of the best period," he explained, holding it up.
14 1175 KB "I think you acted very wisely indeed," said Holmes.
15 966 KB "That is so. He called last Tuesday."
16 957 KB Holmes's cross-examination was interrupted by an imperative knocking at the door.
17 1553 KB "Glorious!" gasped our host. "That makes our third man."
18 1111 KB "Then that is agreed," said Holmes, "and no doubt you will let me have a report as...
19 1148 KB "None at all. You are most welcome. The place will, of course, ...
20 1145 KB "The head is surely clear enough and the tail we should see to-morrow.
21 732 KB Holmes was up and out early. When he returned at lunchtime I noticed that his face ...
22 1536 KB "I fear I am none the wiser."
23 927 KB "Well, it begins to define itself. I have been to the houseagent's.
24 1375 KB He took a revolver from the drawer and handed it to me.
25 1519 KB "Well, that is what we are here to find out.
26 1222 KB Clearly our moment had come. Holmes touched my wrist as a signal, and...
27 1306 KB It was worth a wound -- it was worth many wounds -- to know the depth of loyalty...
28 1473 KB "A printing press -- a counterfeiter's outfit," said Holmes.
29 1161 KB "Only attempted murder, so far as I can see," said Holmes.


 
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