BUT NOT SUCH A HOUND AS MORTAL EYES HAVE EVER SEEN

The Hound of the Baskervilles – Chapter 14: The Hound of the Baskervilles

One of Sherlock Holmes’s defects — if, indeed, one may call it a defect — was that he was exceedingly loath to communicate his full plans to any other person until the instant of their fulfillment. Partly it came no doubt from his own masterful nature, which loved to dominate and surprise those who were…

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Frankland clapped his eye to it and gave a cry of satisfaction

The Hound of the Baskervilles – Chapter 11: The Man on the Tor

The extract from my private diary which forms the last Chapter has brought my narrative up to the eighteenth of October, a time when these strange events began to move swiftly towards their terrible conclusion. The incidents of the next few days are indelibly graven upon my recollection, and I can tell them without reference…

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I found the black tor upon which I had seen the solitary watcher and from its craggy summit I looked out myself across the melancholy downs

The Hound of the Baskervilles – Chapter 10: Extract from the Diary of Dr. Watson

So far I have been able to quote from the reports which I have forwarded during these early days to Sherlock Holmes. Now, however, I have arrived at a point in my narrative where I am compelled to abandon this method and to trust once more to my recollections, aided by the diary which I…

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YOU KNOW THE STORY OF THE HOUND?

The Hound of the Baskervilles – Chapter 7: The Stapletons of Merripit House

The fresh beauty of the following morning did something to efface from our minds the grim and gray impression which had been left upon both of us by our first experience of Baskerville Hall. As Sir Henry and I sat at breakfast the sunlight flooded in through the high mullioned windows, throwing watery patches of…

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