"The snow in the mountains was melting and Bunny had been dead for several weeks before we came to understand the gravity of our situation. (Prologue)Does such a thing as "the fatal flaw," that..."
"Mr. Verloc, going out in the morning, left his shop nominally in charge of his brother-in-law. It could be done, because there was very little business at any time, and practically none at all..."
"ABANDON ALL HOPE YE WHO ENTER HERE, is scrawled in blood red lettering on the side of the Chemical Bank near the corner of Eleventh and First and is in print large enough to be seen from the..."
"Your Excellencies, Your Lordships, Your Honors, Citizens!"
"I first heard Personville called Poisonville by a red-haired mucker named Hickey Dewey in the Big Ship in Butte."
"He stood in front of the Tegel Prison gate and was free now."
"Amerigo Bonasera sat in New York Criminal Court No. 3 and waited for justice; vengeance on the men who had so cruelly hurt his daughter, who had tried to dishonor her."
"The hearse stood outside the block of flats, waiting for the old lady."
"To Sherlock Holmes she is always ithe/i woman."