“Well, there seems to me to be only one possible solution. Mr. Rucastle seemed to be a very kind, good-natured man. Is it not possible that his wife is a lunatic, that he desires to keep the matter quiet for fear she should be taken to an asylum, and that he humours her fancies in every way in order to prevent an outbreak?” - Violet Hunter
You don’t think it’s fair I’m reading the scores out loud? Would you rather I wrote them in blood on your locker? That’s how I learned my scores my first year of anatomy. My fellow students considered it a prank. I quickly made sure I had the best grades in class. Maybe you’ll be similarly inspired.
"…and with a brisk manner who has had her own way to make in the world."-John Watson
"And yet she had some secret sorrow, this woman. She would often be deep in thought, with the saddest look upon her face."
"This child’s disposition is abnormally cruel, merely for cruelty’s sake… it bodes evil for the poor girl who is in their power."