I need not remind this audience that, though Professor Summerlee, as the head of the Committee of Investigation, has been put up to speak to-night, still it is I who am the real prime mover in this business, and that it is mainly to me that any successful result must be ascribed.
Apparently the age of romance was not dead, and there was common ground upon which the wildest imaginings of the novelist could meet the actual scientific investigations of the searcher for truth.
The country inspector's face had shown his intense amazement at the rapid and masterful progress of Holmes's investigation.
If there is an afternoon train to town, Watson, I think we should do well to take it, as I have a chemical analysis of some interest to finish, and this investigation draws rapidly to a close.
at Gleninch and elsewhere, beginning on the twenty-sixth of October, were not completed until the twenty-eighth.
Among the higher men whom Zarathustra wishes to save, is also the scientific specialist--the man who honestly and scrupulously pursues his investigations, as Darwin did, in one department of knowledge.
Where a man's emotions cease to accompany him in his investigations, he is not necessarily nearer the truth.
The most interesting part of Cannon's book consists in the investigation
of the effects produced by secretion of adrenin.
He began by going round the premises, outside and in; the result of that investigation proving to him that no thieves had broken in upon us from outside, and that the robbery, consequently, must have been committed by some person in the house.
His object was to discover whether any of the furniture had been moved, during the night, out of its customary place-- his previous investigation in the room having, apparently, not gone quite far enough to satisfy his mind on this point.
He probably felt that a continued refusal, under these circumstances, would not only be an act of discourtesy in itself, but would also imply that the proceedings in his establishment were not of a nature to bear investigation by respectable strangers.
The same result attended the next investigations, which were secretly instituted on the subject of Mrs.