Then he stood before the fire
Photographic reproduction of watercolor
Illustration for Arthur Conan Doyle's “A Scandal in Bohemia,” p. 12.
Passage illustrated: “His manner was not effusive. It seldom was; but he was glad, I think, to see me. With hardly a word spoken, but with a kindly eye, he waved me to an armchair, threw across his case of cigars, and indicated a spirit case and a gasogene in the corner. Then he stood before the fire and looked me over in his singular introspective fashion.”
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