We all three went to it, behind the wire blind, and presently saw the client
go by in an accidental manner, with a murderous-looking tall individual, in a short suit of white linen and a paper cap.
Your experience has been a most entertaining one," remarked Holmes as his client
paused and refreshed his memory with a huge pinch of snuff.
Tracing my way back along the chain of events, from one end to the other, I find it necessary to open the scene, oddly enough as you will think, at the bedside of my excellent client
and friend, the late Sir John Verinder.
By the way," he said, "your clients
in Cumberland have not heard anything more of the woman who wrote the anonymous letter, have they?
It is probable that the loss of the phoenix of clerks, even to a rival practitioner, would not have broken Mr Brass's heart; but, pretending great alacrity, he rose from his seat, and going to the door, returned, introducing his client
, who led by the hand no less a person than Mr Richard Swiveller.
You have laid me under an obligation to you for life--in two senses," said his late client
, taking his hand.
It is no use our being at all before our time," said our client
He says nothing to anyone, but he arranges that he shall go out on some pretext to see his client
There was something impenetrable about his client
, something which he could not arrive at, behind the hard, grim face and measured words.
Troy, "my services are already engaged, in Miss Isabel's interest, by a client
whom I have served for more than twenty years.
He patted a client
on the shoulder, and, more extraordinary still , he gave a client
permission to waste his time.
is to me a mere unit,--a factor in a problem.
Pick out very light ones, if you please, young man,' interposed a genteel female, in shepherd's-plaid boots, who appeared to be the client
He looked across the table at his client
and delivered himself on this special occasion of as many as three words.
He let his eyes rest on Alexey Alexandrovitch's feet, feeling that he might offend his client
by the sight of his irrepressible amusement.