The Purloined Letter
by Edgar Allan Poe
The Purloined Letter Rules and Order Quotes
How we cite our quotes: (Paragraph)
The door of our apartment was thrown open and admitted our old acquaintance, Monsieur G—, the Prefect of the Parisian police. (1)
"Then we scrutinised each individual square inch throughout the premises, including the two houses immediately adjoining, with the microscope, as before." (55)
Okay, we could—maybe—understand this kind of insane intrusion of privacy for a murder investigation, but we're just talking about a royal cover-up, here.