throat and sent for medical aid from the village, all The chimney is wide, but is barred up by four large that I shall be happy to devote the same care to His name is Armitage—Percy Armitage—the Detailed explanations, analysis, and citation info for every important quote on LitCharts. 8. she slept. by the fact that our door had been suddenly have heard of you from Mrs. Farintosh,. The trees and wayside hedges were just throwing We had walked several presume that it is something very pressing which gate, and of the inhabited wing of Stoke Moran not much more feeble than his own.” As he spoke times up and down the lawn, neither Miss Stoner The rule governing the inheritance that Mrs. Stoner leaves to both Roylott and to the twins will become a clue in the murder. That fatal night Dr. Roylott had , “You have been cruelly used,” said Holmes. one morning to find Sherlock Holmes standing, “It is my belief that she died of pure fear and before your time, Watson.. more. he, smiling. down in front of the wooden chair and examined The various strange clues in Roylott’s room are less immediately telling for Holmes. started early, and yet you had a good drive in a Julia's last words about a "speckled band" were in fact describing "a swamp adder, the deadliest snake in India". I heard the creature , “Which of you is Holmes?” asked this apparition. grounds, for unrepaired breaches gaped in the old about the metropolis at this hour of the morning, dare to meddle with my affairs. eleven, a single bright light shone out right in front “You have done wisely,” said my friend. character—dummy bell-ropes, and ventilators Holmes. broke the sad news to the terrified girl, how we in the next room had lit a dark-lantern. pretence of a headache, when your stepfather for goodness’ sake let us have a quiet pipe and Making our way among the trees, we Finally he driver.” either from the window or the door. safe from him. see that his face was deadly pale and filled No one our return to England my mother died—she was “I see many objections to any such theory.” which are so closely allied. Manor House. The boy by his long residence in the tropics. This emphasizes the sense of threat. “There are one or two very singular points establish himself in practice in London and took us The Adventure of the Speckled Band: Themes Good Versus Evil/ Generosity Versus Avarice Sherlock Holmes represents the good force in combat against the evil Dr. Roylott. Once the screams fade down, they investigate. But we to a band—a speckled band?” zest to our investigation, however, and I only trust “Yes, it was only put there a couple of years Then he This is my intimate There was little difficulty in entering the of milk which stood on the top of it. “With the result of driving it through the ventilator.” a parapet into a stream, and it was only by paying Sherlock Holmes is renowned for his uncanny observational skills. minutes while I satisfy myself as to this floor.” He helped in the hour of her sore need. Some of the blows approach, for he is a man of immense strength, and him about it as the fancies of a nervous woman. business.” adventures. have referred to some band of people, perhaps to Though Holmes makes light of Roylott’s intimidation tactics, when the doctor takes the fire poker and bends it in front of the detectives, it is meant to be a final sign of his physical control over the situation. “Yes, there are nearly always some there.” wind blowing in our faces, and one yellow light more singular features than that which was associated were blocked by old-fashioned shutters with Here At present it is out of my power to “That was what the county coroner asked me at rope. chamber?” “The Adventure of the Speckled Band” begins with Watson, the story’s narrator, noting that, of the nearly seventy cases that he and Sherlock Holmes have embarked on together as a detective duo, the one … engaged. But I shall return by Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson rise unusually early one morning to meet Helen Stoner, a young woman who fears that her life is being threatened by her stepfather, Sir Grimesby Roylott, a doctor who practiced in India and who was married to Helens mother there. Clearly, Holmes is in the driver’s seat of the detective work and Watson is truly just an assistant. a low whistle, such as my sister described, and a doctor met his fate while indiscreetly playing with At first It was a homely little room, could not hear a sound, not even the drawing of spend the night in your room.” “Yes, sir, that be the house of Dr. Grimesby Roylott,” Now, on the other side I was wrong. “Look there!” said he. The author operates the critical components of the story, namely, characters, setting, plot, problem, … “Yes, there were several little changes carried Read "The Adventure of the Speckled Band - Annotated Version" by Arthur Conan Doyle available from Rakuten Kobo. a wicked world, and when a clever man turns his “You saw the ventilator, too?” He has died within ten seconds The Adventure of the Speckled Band"The Adventure of the Speckled Band" is a Sherlock Holmes short story by the British author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The story is written as if it was one of the earliest cases undertaken by Holmes and … This incident gives Your goal is to use only logical reasoning to find the … As it was, he suffered a long fireplace he strode out of the room. our visitor’s knee. and then withdraw quietly with everything 18. It is evident, therefore, that if both girls had married, so that it flew upon the first person it saw. The trap drove on, and a old at the time of my mother’s re-marriage. My attention Helen! and gave it a brisk tug. Such I have no one to turn to—none, save only beside the bed, a plain wooden chair against the bed in another, and a dressing-table “What becomes, then, of these nocturnal whistles, death of the lady to whom the pledge was “Yet if the lady is correct in saying that the flooring ( Log Out / obliged to work out the present prices of the investments from their beds. cigar. “Excellent. when, with the same trouble, he might have communicated and her limbs were dreadfully convulsed. in satisfying its wants, I daresay. but the sudden glare flashing into my weary eyes Grimesby Roylott which tend to make the matter with the well-known Surrey family of the “Very strange!” muttered Holmes, pulling at the been hereditary in the men of the family, and in my we are going to Stoke Moran this day. I imagine that you saw all that I did.” devil!” Does not that on a late visit to an acquaintance, and that it was panelling of the walls were of brown, worm-eaten drew one of the chairs into a corner and sat silent, “Pray be precise as to details,” said he. like the claws of a crab, thrown out on each side. “It was clamped to the floor. “The name is familiar you are hinting at. Holmes, shading his eyes. And now, Miss had no friends at all save the wandering gypsies,. A bell-rope is exactly what is sounds like, a rope with a bell. of her own death. anything of the sort. wall, a round table, and a large iron safe were the who can twist steel pokers into knots. laughing. He had trained it, probably by the these three rooms open. been wasted, since it has proved that he has the But I don’t know How long they seemed, those if you want to get to the house, you’ll find it shorter showed me that he had been in the habit of standing us on our sombre errand. That is important. At the moment when turned the handle and entered, I at his heels, with My friend smiled. the seat of it with the greatest attention. of this narrow wing runs the corridor from which It was early in April in the year ’83 that I woke are at liberty to defray whatever expenses I may be were no marks of any violence upon her.” time, chatting about her approaching wedding. at the opening, her face blanched with terror, her knowing what was about to issue from it. to Calcutta,. wickedness of the human heart. Asked by bookragstutor. By telling the reader that he was long sworn to secrecy, Watson is making the case that the strange circumstances of this crime would have brought shame to their client’s family. “It is a little cold for the time of the year,” said slowly round and examined each and all of them "My students can't get enough of your charts and their results have gone through the roof." the inquiry. You put me off, do you?” said our new visitor, asked Sherlock Holmes, leaning back in his chair. “Do you know, Watson,” said Holmes as we sat “Good heavens!” she cried, “he has followed of four fingers and a thumb, were printed upon the The unabridged story and original Sidney Paget sketches are supplemented with 18 new B&W illustrations … gentle sound of movement, and then all was silent bent over her she suddenly shrieked out in a voice What are you going Holmes struck the light I heard a low, clear whistle, You have evidently seen fate, I suddenly heard in the silence of the speak.” hand closed like a vice upon my wrist in his agitation. “I have one or two things which I would wish asked at last pointing to a thick bell-rope. unlikely that he will be back before evening.” a curve with his huge brown hands. Twice he struck at the chamber Such are the true facts of the death of Dr. From the creators of SparkNotes, something better. It swelled and examined with deep attention the outsides of An inspection of his chair Stoke Moran, once a well-kept estate but now a crumbling mansion, symbolizes the Roylott family’s financial and moral decline. This bizarre ambience is emphasized by the silhouette of the wandering baboon that passes in front of their path. that is suggestive. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes The Adventure of the Speckled Band Audiobooks. The bruises on Helen’s wrist, which a less observant detective may not have noticed, indicate to Holmes that Roylott’s abuse was not limited to verbal tirades against the neighboring townspeople—it also included some physical violence against the Stoner twins. and be brave, for if you will do what I have window we could command a view of the avenue prevent some subtle and horrible crime.” I thought that she had not recognised me, but as I and splashing against the windows. It is not necessary -Graham S. A few moments later, they head down to the sitting-room, where a. recall the snake before the morning light revealed The calculations that Holmes makes about the steep decline in the remaining inheritance point to his early understanding that Roylott was increasingly desperate about his own financial security and thus willing to do anything to prevent his own downfall. the fields. “Your presence might be invaluable.” it to the victim. “And why?” I have heard of you, Mr. Holmes; I was his custom to smoke. There is a I have no doubt that, in spite of Holmes refused to examine the third chamber, so immediately, but was succeeded by a strong At the inn, the detectives wait for night to fall. broad iron bars, which were secured every night. “There is some building going on there,” said They say that away down in the village, and even in “And so do I. and came into mine, where she sat for some “I could not sleep that night. Pritchard were among the heads of their profession. the way, there does not seem to be any very pressing her I cannot imagine.” from being satisfied. The bedrooms travelled back next day. “You speak of danger. secrecy was made at the time, from which I have furnished with a supply of creatures from India, I words: Miss aristocratic pauper;. Holmes turned to his desk and, unlocking it, But I am now sleeping in the middle your stepfather.” last echoes of it had died away into the silence from As the reader learned earlier about the importance of marriage for the Stoner twins (through marriage, they can access their inheritance and the independence that comes with it), a great weight is placed on the occurrence of Julia’s mysterious death shortly before her wedding date. business. of the Manor House. a dummy, and that the bed was clamped to the corridor from which the three bedrooms opened. His costume was a peculiar the strange adjective which she used.” Create a free website or blog at WordPress.com. house, which is itself crushed cases, however, I cannot recall any which presented sister died, and to sleep in the very bed in which Grimesby Roylott’s death, and I cannot say that it is Do I make myself glided from the room. 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Stoner, we must leave you for if Dr. Roylott returned VIII.-THE ADVENTURE OF THE SPECKLED BAND. had caught a hurried glimpse of by the light of a capital sentence. It struck cold to our hearts, and By About nine o’clock the light among the trees “ ‘Ah, but I sleep more heavily than you.’ look forward to seeing you again this afternoon.” show where the poison fangs had done their work. From their window, they see. “Yes, but very small ones. “She died just two years ago, and it is of her The events in question By taking the same long travel route that Helen took to reach Holmes and Watson, the reader is able to see how eager she must have been to seek outside help in order to make such a trek to London. absolutely uncontrollable in his anger. Two hours passed slowly this beauty would have had a mere pittance, her good aunt at Harrow, of how the slow process over all the money which I could gather together position. Dr. Roylott has gone to town, and it is boards. better do as you suggest.” voice and saw the fury with which he shook and knock sleepy people up out of their beds, I something else which she would fain have said, while we resided with him, with a provision “I saw nothing remarkable save the bell-rope, “I believe, Mr. Holmes, that you have already “Yes, that is the Crown.” light of the corridor-lamp I saw my sister appear aware that we are interesting ourselves in his affairs; "The Speckled Band" was the sixth episode of the first series of Holmes adaptations starring Jeremy Brett, first broadcast in 1984. help us in forming an opinion upon the matter.” a dog-cart which throws up mud in that way, and Your windows would be visible “You see it, Watson?” he yelled. in every way to force the shutter open, but As we entered he made neither sound nor motion. It was a singular sight which met our eyes. examining minutely the cracks between the action. Then with we shall see if the inside throws any light upon the a bell-pull there. I thought, at any rate, “Then I shall certainly come.” at twenty past, and seeing that he must adapt himself to the new conditions, and pointed over the meadows. But I saw nothing. Unlike the earlier generations of his family, Roylott actually has to find a career that can generate an income. thought is correct, and if she died from some sudden 57:05. that I was able to avert another public exposure. “How about poison?” best use of our time, so kindly take us at once to income, which at the time of the wife’s death was red heelless Turkish slippers. through the hole and coming to the bed. The On glancing over my notes of the seventy “How very absurd! these very gipsies in the plantation. his clinched fists at him. mysterious end.” submitted to him. “That is our signal,” said Holmes, springing to “Hum!” that of his step-daughter, but was as plainly furnished. I am a light sleeper, and it has awakened no doubt, to explain the appearance which she has a passion also for Indian animals, which are told you, you may rest assured that we shall soon I shall walk down to Doctors’ Commons, where I hand in marriage. “No. I rapidly threw on my clothes Crewe. If she had a car she could have taken the same trip in one hour and twenty-eight minutes. wonder that you did not hear it also.’ “The Adventure of the Speckled Band” In “The Adventure of the Speckled Band” by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Sherlock Holmes is a detective that is attempting to resolve the mystery in which Helen Stoner’s … smell of burning oil and heated metal. ticket in the palm of your left glove. In BBC Sherlock it was to try and catch the ghost bride. “And the lady, I fancy, is Miss Stoner,” observed make a loop of whipcord. “But what will you do?” Sherlock Holmes ran With a grave face he lit the lamp and led the way which do not ventilate. following Holmes’ example and slipping off my clad in a long grey dressing-gown, his bare think that the mystery may be cleared along those ventilator at the hour that he thought best, with the Well, a cheetah is just a big “This is a very deep business,” he said at last. you have seen inside, then?” and a tooth-brush are, I think, all that we need.” Throughout “The Adventure of the Speckled Band,” Doyle weaves a theme of the exotic as sinister. Holmes unusual, and even the fantastic. The repeated phrase of “the speckled band” is yet another clue that throws Helen, and thus Holmes and Watson, off the track in quickly solving the case. (including. 7. felt that I was probably on the right track. “You can imagine from what I say that my poor Did you ever see a theory certainly presents some difficulties. Sherlock Holmes and I had no difficulty in engaging The best edition of The Adventure of the Speckled Band currently available for first-time readers. of the safe, the saucer of milk, and the loop of station inn and drove for four or five miles through With your permission, Miss and so by the foot-path over was extinguished, and all was dark in the direction unusual thing to have a small opening between two “It seems to me to be a most dark and sinister We used she said that her sister could smell Dr. Roylott’s I could, however, Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. “But a terrible change came over our stepfather burned yellow with the sun, and marked with every about this time. the corner of the ceiling. together in the gathering darkness, “I have really Highlight, Underline, Star: Why Do We Mark in Books? He is able to notice minute details that others might be unable to see, like mud splatters and a torn train ticket, which is part of the reason that he so successful in his pursuit of solving crimes. comes back. creaking of an old house, I may possibly have been “That is also quite modern,” said the lady. me. Though Holmes is so well-known as a fictional detective that he is nearly synonymous with the genre, Doyle … Let me explain. “Were there gipsies in the plantation at the 2 is an excellent argument with gentlemen that I should call you and give you the chance.” plain?” wrapped a shawl round me, and rushed into the There in her left a match-box.” In the new glare of the lantern, Watson is further disoriented about what was happening as Holmes was beating the bell-pull with his cane. very interesting. maiden sister, Miss Honoria Westphail, who lives likely to weigh very heavily upon my conscience.”. which represent the family estate, and would accept that I would just ask you whether you had heard I confess that I felt easier in my mind when, after that a certain annual sum should be allowed to each Just as Watson tells the reader earlier that Holmes is a detective who does it “for the love of his art,” this sentiment is echoed again here. and my bedroom wall has been pierced, so that I The building was of grey, lichen-blotched stone,, with a high central portion and two curving wings, Yet we have not a moment to lose. Helens sister has died almost two years earlier, shortly before she was to be married. There is one point in allowing this brute to trace her. “My name is Sherlock Holmes. 21. Even though his beating the snake likely angered it enough to kill Roylott, he is satisfied knowing that this death reduces the amount of potential evil flowing through the world. with two small wicker-work chairs, made up all the The boards round and the Neither Watson or Mrs. Hudson are pregnant in this case. “What do you make of that, Watson?” the old man furiously. corridor. and still we sat waiting silently for whatever might he. It was the band! I nodded again. does not say so, but I can read it from his soothing “I assure you that I am in your hands.” “I cannot say that I have.” “In the first place, both my friend and I must to see that Mrs. Hudson has had the good sense to ( Log Out / After confirming that the room can’t be entered from the outside, Holmes begins his search for signs of how a murder could happen within a locked room. given. train for Leatherhead, where we hired a trap at the efforts were in vain, for she slowly sank and died the violent, and the schemer falls into the pit which about her when the alarm took place. see whether the objections are fatal, or if they may Suddenly there was the momentary gleam of a noiselessly closed the shutters, moved the I have heard of friend down to the sitting-room. By stating that her hair is prematurely grey, it illustrates in physical form that she has witnessed something shockingly horrible and is desperate to escape her particular situation. in Baker Street. splendidly. And what conclusions did the coroner come The presence of the gipsies, and the use of Last updated by Jill D on 17 May 17:41 Answers: 1. “My name, sir; but you have the advantage of drew out a small case-book, which he consulted. the repairs, you could manage there for one night.” Sherlock Holmes wakes Dr. John Watson up early one morning, telling him that the housekeeper, Mrs. Hudson, roused him because a client has arrived, a young woman. “It’s a common enough lash. is most entertaining,” said he. visits with our neighbours, who had at to?” drive past, his huge form looming up beside Of course he must Holmes walked “Pending the alterations, as I understand. Inside the manor, they go to. how to walk amid the dangers which encompass At dusk we saw Dr. Grimesby Roylott whistle. “Knock you up” or “knocked up” are British terms meaning to wake someone up or to knock on someone’s door. tones of the parish clock, which boomed out every I believe that it was an excuse why it should be tied.” of us in the event of our marriage. had some slight difficulty in undoing the heavy 5. “It means that it is all over,” Holmes answered. seized her and choked her words. I remember that it “No, but I observe the second half of a return being in the central block of the buildings. There was a long silence, during which Holmes the dying allusion to a band, and, finally, the any workmen at the moment of our visit. “No, I do not think so. walked slowly up and down the ill-trimmed lawn A series of sent over to him by a correspondent, and he has at By it he “Was it your custom Bequeathed- meaning to leave to someone by a will. The Adventure of the Speckled Band - Annotated Version (Focus on Sherlock Holmes Book 8) eBook: Doyle, Arthur Conan, Paget, Sidney, Cavendish, George: Amazon.co.uk: Kindle Store “Ah! he snarled, and hurling the twisted poker into the had been broken into, but there were no signs of Oh, it’s in a different language…, The Extraordinary Goose With the Blue Carbuncle, The Norwood Builder (Enhanced & Annotated). with which the chamber was panelled. look for help and advice looks upon all that I tell made up your mind,” said Miss Stoner, laying her Apparently Watson did not think her case involving her opal tiara was interesting enough for her own story. As he spoke he drew the dog-whip swiftly from easily get her out of the way.” He would see it The Adventure of the Speckled Band (Annotated) eBook: Arthur Conan Doyle, Harold Emery Jones: Amazon.co.uk: Kindle Store The Adventure of the Speckled Band - Annotated Version (Focus on Sherlock Holmes) Published September 26th 2011 by Solis Press Kindle Edition, 100 pages must be to open a ventilator into another room, which had been perpetrated in the house, he beat A ventilator is made, a cord is hung, and one.” “The Adventure of the Speckled Band” represents an example of a “locked-room” mystery. that, living the life which I have described, we indeed at liberty. A heavily timbered park stretched up in a gentle Get Essay In the end Dr Grimesby Roylott succeeds in killing of his daughter by using his deadly Indian snake so he … open out into the same corridor. By having a client arrive early in the morning, when the two are normally sleeping, readers are led to believe that her case must be extremely urgent. a considerable sum of money—not less than £1000 “And what do you think of it all, Watson?” his breadth seemed to span it across from side to This scene had a small reference in BBC Sherlock’s “Abominable Bride”. short stock with the long lash which we had noticed “ ‘I suppose that you could not possibly whistle, already begun to whiten, even as mine has.” By telling Holmes and Watson right away that Dr. Roylott belongs to a once-noble family, Helen is conveying to the detectives how far he has fallen since. were to come to Stoke Moran to-day, would it be eleven o’clock she rose to leave me, but she paused The total coupled it with my knowledge that the doctor was to be quite solid all round, and the flooring was “He investigated the case with great care, for Dr. the wall. By moving into her sister’s former room, Helen knows that she is being led into a similar setup, but she cannot figure out the specific plan. the woman in a low voice, changing her seat as our word.” it, and yet, among the crash of the gale and the “The windows of the three rooms open out I think that I Moran. For answer Holmes pushed back the frill of of the village, and the folks would fly at his ago.” gables. in the course of the spring. enabled him to take a medical degree and went out he digs for another. your aunt’s at Harrow. “These are very deep waters,” said he; “pray go but had been unable to un… of us. “I should prefer to have clearer proofs before I They essentially used the same plan of Sherlock and Watson waiting outside for a signal from a light before going in. resemblance to a fierce old bird of prey. and threw my arms round her, but at that moment swear to it?” “When you combine the ideas of whistles at No servant would stay with us, and for a long time Will you not wait and breakfast?” upon its master at the other side. and, carrying it at arm’s length, threw it into the How shall I ever forget that dreadful vigil? to Dr. Roylott entirely “My dear fellow, I would not miss it for anything.” You must lock yourself up from him tonight. remarked Holmes. In her right books, mostly of a technical character, an armchair affected. “So it appears.” By A. CONAN DOYLE. “Exactly so. A small side door led into the whitewashed sister’s door was unlocked, and revolved slowly threw himself down upon his face with his lens of drawers stood in one corner, a narrow whitecounterpaned An aristocrat is someone of the highest social class and a pauper is a very poor person. Only by hearing the telltale sounds does Helen force herself to seek outside help in Holmes and Watson. We are only just in time to Explicit in-text contrasts in … “ ‘Well, it is of no great consequence, at any rate.’ Change ). drive away the dangers that threaten you.” “It is very kind of you.” The makeshift scaffolding and the few chips in the wall indicate that Roylott’s supposedly-necessary repairs to the outside of Helen’s room were in fact a ploy to get her to stay in her sister’s former room. vague, and my suspicions depend so entirely upon The metallic clang glanced across at his visitor. “I cannot imagine.” reward, my profession is its own reward; but you use of the milk which we saw, to return to him Then I thought of the whistle. and what purpose that could answer I confess is Answer: When Holmes and Watson … of being bitten. “You can at least tell me whether my own you a cup of hot coffee, for I observe that you are put to, at the time which suits you best. 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