I was sold to a corn dealer and baker
, whom Jerry knew, and with him he thought I should have good food and fair work.
said, that after long and careful observation, he had come to the conclusion that the bluejays were the best talkers he had found among birds and beasts.
perceived this, and declined to take it, demanding another in its place.
Let us go together into the town, and the moment we meet a baker
you must make a rush between his legs and upset the tray from off his head; I will lay hold of the rolls, and will carry them off to our master.
It was now dusk, and after I had routed out some biscuits and a cheese in the bar--there was a meat safe, but it contained nothing but maggots--I wan- dered on through the silent residential squares to Baker
Street --Portman Square is the only one I can name--and so came out at last upon Regent's Park.
Then, in the evening, I shall go to the theatre; I shall look like some retired baker
The Beaver's best course was, no doubt, to procure A second-hand dagger-proof coat-- So the Baker
advised it-- and next, to insure Its life in some Office of note:
My own complete happiness, and the home-centred interests which rise up around the man who first finds himself master of his own establishment, were sufficient to absorb all my attention, while Holmes, who loathed every form of society with his whole Bohemian soul, remained in our lodgings in Baker
Street, buried among his old books, and alternating from week to week between cocaine and ambition, the drowsiness of the drug, and the fierce energy of his own keen nature.
Holmes sat in silence in the cab as we drove back to Baker
Street, and I knew from his drawn brows and keen face that his mind, like my own, was busy in endeavouring to frame some scheme into which all these strange and apparently disconnected episodes could be fitted.
He picked up crumbs outside the baker
's door when the baker
was not looking and tried to keep himself warm by flapping his wings.
I came over at once to London, called in my own person at Baker
Street, threw Mrs.
An old man named Daniel Baker
, living near Lebanon, Iowa, was suspected by his neighbors of having murdered a peddler who had obtained permission to pass the night at his house.
You remember the Baker
Street division of the detective police force whom I employed in the Jefferson Hope case?
My way led through Pleasant Meadow, an adjunct of the Baker
Farm, that retreat of which a poet has since sung, beginning,--
And some day or other (but it will be after our time, thank goodness) Hyde Park Gardens will be no better known than the celebrated horticultural outskirts of Babylon, and Belgrave Square will be as desolate as Baker
Street, or Tadmor in the wilderness.