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The Murders in the Rue Morgue

The Murders in the Rue Morgue


by Edgar Allan Poe

The Murders in the Rue Morgue: Quotes (What was Said) True or False

1. Who said, "We must not judge of the means by this shell of an examination."? -> Dupin
2. Who said, "You will say that I was puzzled; but, if you think so, you must have misunderstood the nature of the inductions. To use a sporting phrase, I had not been once `at fault.’"? -> Ourang-Outang
3. Who said, "You have observed nothing distinctive. Yet there was something to be observed."? -> Prefect of Police
4. Who said, "How was it possible that you should know the man to be a sailor, and belonging to a Maltese vessel?"? -> Ourang-Outang
5. Who said, "I don’t mean that you should be at all this trouble for nothing, sir. Couldn’t expect it. Am very willing to pay a reward for the finding of the animal — that is to say, any thing in reason."? -> Narrator