As I have reason to believe, however, that the full facts have never been revealed to the general public, and as my friend Sherlock Holmes had a considerable share in clearing the matter up, I feel that no memoir of him would be complete without some little sketch of this remarkable episode
I have narrated all this as best I could, because I like the contrast of these episodes
with the life that I had seen Strickland live in Ashley Gardens when he was occupied with stocks and shares; but I am aware that Captain Nichols was an outrageous liar, and I dare say there is not a word of truth in anything he told me.
s part, occupied the time, and not a word was said about last evening's episodes
It was only upon my representing to him that I had given a promise that "The Adventure of the Second Stain" should be published when the times were ripe, and pointing out to him that it is only appropriate that this long series of episodes
should culminate in the most important international case which he has ever been called upon to handle, that I at last succeeded in obtaining his consent that a carefully guarded account of the incident should at last be laid before the public.
His attention went from incident to incident in the vast clearness overhead; these conspicuous cases of destruction caught and held his mind; it was only very slowly that any sort of scheme manifested itself between those nearer, more striking episodes
But this was not until some episodes
with baby were over, and had left her mind at leisure.
I went at it very simply, and my enjoyment of it was that sort which finds its account in the fine passages, the brilliant episodes
, the striking pictures.
Music herself, the analysis of the musical soul, in the characteristic episodes
of its development is a wholly new range of poetic subject in which Mr.
A reference to "Men of the Time" showed them that Admiral Hay Denver was a most distinguished officer, who had begun his active career at Bomarsund, and had ended it at Alexandria, having managed between these two episodes
to see as much service as any man of his years.
Backward beyond the beginning of this via dolorosa--this epic of suffering with episodes
of sin--I see nothing clearly; it comes out of a cloud.
It is not surprising, therefore, to find that from the first the Boeotian school is forced to season its matter with romantic episodes
, and that later it tends more and more to revert (as in the "Shield of Heracles") to the Homeric tradition.
Indeed, the attempt to write several thousand lines of pure descriptive poetry was in itself ill-judged, since as the German critic Lessing later pointed out, poetry is the natural medium not for description but for narration; and Thomson himself virtually admitted this in part by resorting to long dedications and narrative episodes
to fill out his scheme.
I was going back to Paris, he said, by the eleven o'clock train, taking his "copy," which took a story form, recounting the principal episodes
in the mysteries of the Glandier.
It was just an impulse, because the little building we were speaking of has been connected with one or two very disagreeable episodes
I knew it by his refusal to talk about some episodes
in his American life.