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Sherlock Holmes
used in Arrowsmith

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Definition
fictitious detective introduced in stories by Arthur Conan Doyle (1887) and appearing in numerous film adaptations
  • However abstracted and impractical, Gottlieb would have made an excellent Sherlock Holmes—if anybody who would have made an excellent Sherlock Holmes would have been willing to be a detective.
    Chapter 13 (38% in)
  • Clif was sitting on the small of his back, shoeless feet upon the study table, reading a Sherlock Holmes story which rested on the powerful volume of Osler's Medicine which he considered himself to be reading.
    Chapter 6 (55% in)
  • However abstracted and impractical, Gottlieb would have made an excellent Sherlock Holmes—if anybody who would have made an excellent Sherlock Holmes would have been willing to be a detective.
    Chapter 13 (38% in)

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