By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

A colonel gets 5 seeds within the mail--and dies inside weeks. a tender bride disappears instantly after her marriage ceremony. An previous hat and a Christmas goose are the one clues to a stolen jewel. A son is accused of his father's homicide. those mysteries--and many more--are dropped at the home on Baker highway the place detective Sherlock Holmes is living. No case is just too tough for the world's most famed sleuth and his awesome powers of deduction.

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The cellar! There was the end of this tangled clew. Then I made inquiries as to this mysterious assistant and found that I had to deal with one of the coolest and most daring criminals in London. He was doing something in the cellar--something which took many hours a day for months on end. What could it be, once more? I could think of nothing save that he was running a tunnel to some other building. "So far I had got when we went to visit the scene of action. I surprised you by beating upon the pavement with my stick.

46 - The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes -- Arthur Conan Doyle "Smart fellow, that," observed Holmes as we walked away. "He is, in my judgment. the fourth smartest man in London, and for daring I am not sure that he has not a claim to be third. " "Evidently," said I, "Mr. Wilson's assistant counts for a good deal in this mystery of the Red-headed League. " "My dear doctor, this is a time for observation, not for talk. We are spies in an enemy's country. We know something of Saxe-Coburg Square. " The road in which we found ourselves as we turned round the corner from the retired Saxe-Coburg Square presented as great a contrast to it as the front of a picture does to the back.

35 - The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes -- Arthur Conan Doyle "Well, it is just as I have been telling you, Mr. Sherlock Holmes," said Jabez Wilson, mopping his forehead; "I have a small pawnbroker's business at Coburg Square, near the City. It's not a very large affair, and of late years it has not done more than just give me a living. " asked Sherlock Holmes. "His name is Vincent Spaulding, and he's not such a youth, either. It's hard to say his age. I should not wish a smarter assistant, Mr.

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