2. WHEREIN IS CONTAINED AND EXPRESSED, THE LIBERALITY AND
5. "Had there been women in the house, I should have suspected amere vulgar intrigue. That, however, was out of the question.The mans business was a small one, and there was nothing in hishouse which could account for such elaborate preparations, andsuch an expenditure as they were at. It must, then, be somethingout of the house. What could it be? I thought of the assistantsfondness for photography, and his trick of vanishing into thecellar. The cellar! There was the end of this tangled clue.Then I made inquiries as to this mysterious assistant and foundthat I had to deal with one of the coolest and most daringcriminals in London. He was doing something in the
6. "Oh," said the man, showing plainly the enlightenment which hadcome to him. "Yes. Yes, I did."
1. "What for?"
4. The Launce that won him Honour, hath me slaine,
6. "Other things being equal," said Holmes, "one would suspect theone at whose head the master threw a decanter. And yet that wouldinvolve treachery towards the mistress to whom this woman seemsdevoted. Well, well, the point is a minor one, and when you haveRandall you will probably find no difficulty in securing hisaccomplice. The ladys story certainly seems to be corroborated, if itneeded corroboration, by every detail which we see before us." Hewalked to the French window and threw it open. "There are no signshere, but the ground is iron hard, and one would not expect them. Isee that these candles in the mantelpiece have been lighted.""Yes, it was by their light and that of the ladys bedroom candle,that the burglars saw their way about."
旧版特色 "My brother," I said, "I am unwilling to part from you without pointing out what I think you scarcely grasp, that large experience of camel-driving is necessary to anybody who intends to keep together a troop of thirty. In your own interest, I feel sure you would be much happier if you entrusted ten more of them to me, for with my practice it is all one to me if I take two or a hundred."
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