“I'll fill a vacant peg, then”

Sidney Paget


Photographic reproduction of ink and paper

Illustration for Arthur Conan Doyle's “Adventure of the Crooked Man,” p. 271.

Passage illustrated: "I shall be delighted if you will stay." "Thank you. I'll fill the vacant peg then. Sorry to see that you've had the British workman in the house. He's a token of evil. Not the drains, I hope?"

"No, the gas."

Formatting and text by George P. Landow

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