Rebecca, thou canst derive no benefit from the evidence
of this unhappy knight, for whom, as we well perceive, the Enemy is yet too powerful.
After all, important fresh evidence
is a two-edged thing, and may possibly cut in a very different direction to that which Lestrade imagines.
Following upon what I have just told you, certain other information has come into my possession to this effect--that not only was this murderer a Japanese, but we have evidence
which seems to suggest that he was attached in some way to your household.
The postmaster's evidence
was of importance in one respect: it suggested the motive which had brought the deceased to Zeeland.
the 29th of October), subscribe a Declaration stating his innocence of the alleged crime: this Declaration being reserved in the Indictment--together with certain documents, papers and articles, enumerated in an Inventory--to be used in evidence
against the prisoner.
This latter alternative seems to me the most probable, and I am inclined to believe in its truth, although it rests on no direct evidence
Poirot and I sat together, not being required to give evidence
The trial of Partridge, the schoolmaster, for incontinency; the evidence
of his wife; a short reflection on the wisdom of our law; with other grave matters, which those will like best who understand them most.
We confess that the remarkable coincidences, the many convicting evidences
, and the inexplicable silence on the part of the accused, as well as a total absence of any evidence
for an alibi, were enough to warrant the bench of judges in assuming that in this man alone was centered the truth of the affair.
and the boy says "four," you take that as prima facie evidence
that the boy knows what twice two is.
There is," Passmore said, "a good deal of evidence
to that effect.
You haven't realized what a crushing thing evidence
If I made the matter public, I have no evidence
but moral evidence
to bring forward.
These precautions enabled the coroner and jury to settle the question of identity, and to confirm the correctness of the servant's assertion; the evidence
offered by competent witnesses, and by the discovery of certain facts, being subsequently strengthened by an examination of the dead man's watch.
It seems they found means to bribe or buy off some of those who were expected to come in against them, and they wanted evidence
for some time to convict them.