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Holmes

(hōlmz),
Gordon M., English neurologist, 1876-1965. See: Holmes-Adie pupil, Holmes-Adie syndrome, Stewart-Holmes sign.

Holmes

(hōlmz),
Andrew F., 1797-1860; Canadian physician; one of four founders of McGill University Medical School (Montreal, Quebec); its first dean and librarian.

Holmes

(hōlmz),
Walter Chapin, 1884-1932. See: Holmes stain.
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Moriarty is a sound mystery novel, with traps, disguises and a good if not exactly unprecedented twist, but whether it scratches the Holmesian itch is another matter.
A Holmesian on an inferior federal court may view "legislation" by the Supreme Court (which is the way that Posner views constitutional decisions like Heller) (147) with the same moral and ideological indifference as legislation enacted by the legislature.
It may be possible for criminal punishment to nudge individuals away from law breaking even if there are no Holmesian bad men in a given society.
96) To ensure that citizens do not respond to offence provisions in the manner of the Holmesian bad man, Dan-Cohen claimed, the courts control the flow of information regarding the precise circumstances under which criminal sanctions will be imposed.
And why would Holmes believe that only a Holmesian bad man would think it appropriate to exercise one of those provided alternatives in lieu of performance?
In "Arthur Conan Doyles [sic] Dracula," Robert Eighteen-Bisang presents plausible evidence that the Sherlock Holmes tale "The Adventure of the Illustrious Client" is a retelling of Dracula, with the supernatural elements rationalized away in Holmesian style.
During the building two labourers died, and Hansom, remembered chiefly today for his invention of the Sherlock Holmesian Hansom cab, was bankrupted.
1) This is a spoof, in which the renowned detective acts completely out of character: while its English original is known as a confirmed bachelor, and sharp as a tack, in this Malay lampoon the sleuth is misled by his own wife, who outwits him by cleverly making use of the knowledge that the famous Holmesian deductive reasoning skills will always unfailingly result in guaranteed conclusions.
I'm guessing - and this isn't a task that demands a Sherlock Holmesian degree of deduction - that I'd not spotted the guy as I pulled out and had come close to smashing into him.
The generation following Holmes saw the appearance of many other landmarks in English detective fiction building on the Holmesian model: the eccentric or unusual private investigator; an extremely ingenious solution to the crime which was, normally, situated in the top levels of society; they are often accompanied by a 'Watson' as foil.
If anyone can cast any more light on this Holmesian mystery, I would love to hear from them, care of theatrenotebook@str.
TOMORROW Sherlock BBC One Wales, 9pm The third and final episode of Stephen Moffat's Holmesian re-imagining ups the ante yet again with a crazed bomber loose in London.