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The Return of Sherlock Holmes

The Return of Sherlock Holmes


by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

The Return of Sherlock Holmes Pride Quotes

How we cite our quotes: Citations follow this format: (Story.Paragraph) or (Story.Section.Paragraph) if applicable.

Quote #10

My friend has so often astonished me in the course of our adventures that it was with a sense of exultation that i realized how completely I had astonished him. (Second Stain.84)

Watson isn't the only one with pride in these stories. Watson normally takes pride in his friend, but he has his own sense of pride as well and seems to really enjoy the rare occasions where he can best Holmes and possibly put a dent in Holmes's overconfidence.

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