HIS EYES RESTED THOUGHTFULLY UPON THE SINEWY FOREARM AND WRIST

The Sign of Four – Chapter 1: The Science of Deduction

Sherlock Holmes took his bottle from the corner of the mantelpiece, and his hypodermic syringe from its neat morocco case. With his long, white, nervous fingers he adjusted the delicate needle and rolled back his left shirt-cuff. For some little time his eyes rested thoughtfully upon the sinewy forearm and wrist, all dotted and scarred…

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