Once Holmes was visited by the person with a request for help. He was in a worn suit, a shirt with shabby cuffs and an old top head on his head. Holmes refused to help him. When the man left, disappointed Watson jumped on his friend:
- Sherlock, you are a great detective. How could you refuse to help the poor man?
- My dear friend, he was not absolutely poor. It his purse there was 115 pounds and 25 pence.
- But how do you know ?
- It is elementary, Buddy. Let’s count it together.
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—n. - member of the chief ethnic group in hungary.
- their language. —adj. Of this people. [native name] MAHOUT
n. (in india etc.) Elephant-driver. [hindi from sanskrit]
n. - a archaic or poet. Girl; young unmarried woman. B (attrib.) Unmarried (maiden aunt).
- = *maiden over. - (attrib.) (of a female animal) unmated. - (often attrib.) A horse that has never won a race. B race open only to such horses. - (attrib.) First (maiden speech; maiden voyage). maidenhood n. Maidenly adj. [old english] - name n. Woman's surname before marriage. - over n. Over in cricket in which no runs are scored. MAINLY
adv. Mostly; chiefly.
n. - cosmetics, as used generally or by actors.
- character, temperament, etc. - composition (of a thing). MAKING
n. (in pl.) 1 earnings; profit.
- essential qualities or ingredients (has the makings of a pilot). be the making of ensure the success of. In the making in the course of being made or formed. [old english: related to *make] MALADY
n. (pl. -ies) ailment, disease. [french malade sick]
aforethought n. Law intention to commit a crime, esp. Murder.
- n. - desire to harm or cause difficulty to others; ill-will. - law harmful intent. [latin malus bad] MALIGN
—adj. - (of a thing) injurious.
- (of a disease) malignant. - malevolent. —v. Speak ill of; slander. malignity n. [latin malus bad] MALLET
n. - hammer, usu. Of wood.
- implement for striking a croquet or polo ball. [latin malleus hammer]
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