A Scandal in Bohemia

by

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

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Part 1 Quotes

You see, but you do not observe.

Related Characters: Sherlock Holmes (speaker), Dr. John Watson
Page Number: 241
Explanation and Analysis:

There will call upon you to-night, at a quarter to eight o’clock… a gentleman who desires to consult you upon a matter of the very deepest moment… Be in your chamber then at that hour, and do not take it amiss if your visitor wear a mask.

Page Number: 242
Explanation and Analysis:

Not a bit, Doctor. Stay where you are. I am lost without my Boswell. And this promises to be interesting. It would be a pity to miss it.

Related Characters: Sherlock Holmes (speaker), Dr. John Watson
Page Number: 243
Explanation and Analysis:

“Your Majesty had not spoken before I was aware that I was addressing Wilhelm Gottsreich Sigismond von Ormstein, Grand Duke of Cassel-Felstein, and hereditary King of Bohemia.”

Page Number: 245
Explanation and Analysis:

“The facts are briefly these: Some five years ago, during a lengthy visit to Warsaw, I made the acquaintance of the well-known adventuress, Irene Adler. The name is no doubt familiar to you.”

Page Number: 246
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Part 2 Quotes

“That is excellent. I think, perhaps, it is almost time that I prepare for the new role I have to play.”

Related Characters: Sherlock Holmes (speaker), Dr. John Watson
Page Number: 254
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“He’s a brave fellow,” said a woman. “They would have had the lady’s purse and watch if it hadn’t been for him. They were a gang, and a rough one, too. Ah, he’s breathing now.” “He can’t lie in the street. May we bring him in, marm?” “Surely. Bring him into the sitting-room. There is a comfortable sofa. This way, please!”

Related Characters: Irene Adler (speaker), Sherlock Holmes
Page Number: 256-257
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Good-night, Mister Sherlock Holmes.

Related Characters: Irene Adler (speaker), Sherlock Holmes
Page Number: 259
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Part 3 Quotes

I wish she had been of my own station! What a queen she would have made!

Page Number: 260
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“From what I have seen of the lady she seems indeed to be on a very different level to your Majesty”

Page Number: 262
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“Your Majesty has something which I should value even more highly,” said Holmes. “You have but to name it.” “This photograph!”

Page Number: 262
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