En Smakebit På Søndag #19
Denne gangen vil jeg dele en beskrivelse. Den er tatt fra side 31 i samlingen "The Complete Stories of Sherlock Holmes". Smakebiten er fra fortellingen "A Study in Scarlet", hvor Watson beskriver Holmes mens sistnevnte undersøker et åsted.
Flere smakebiter finner du her.
"As he spoke, he whipped a tape measure and a large round magnifying glass from his pocket. With these two implements he trotted noiselessly about the room, sometimes stopping, occasionally kneeling, and once lying flat upon his face. So engrossed was he with his occupation that he appeared to have forgotten our presence, for he chattered away to himself under his breath the whole time, keeping up a running fire of exclamations, groans, whistles and little cries suggestive of encouragement and of hope. As I watched him I was irresistibly reminded of a pure-blooded, well-trained foxhound as it dashes backwards and forwards through the covert, whining in its eagerness, until it comes across the lost scent. "