“Do you know, Watson, that it is one of the curses of a mind with a turn like mine that I must look at everything with reference to my own special subject. You look at these scattered houses, and you are impressed by their beauty. I look at them, and the only thought which comes to me is a feeling of their isolation and of the impunity with which crime may be committed there.”—Sherlock Holmes: The Adventures of the Copper Beeches
“…Holmes was settling down to one of those all-night chemical researches which he frequently indulged in, when I would leave him stooping over a retort and a test-tube at night and find him in the same position when I came down to breakfast in the morning.”—Sherlock Holmes: The Adventures of the Copper Beeches
“It is pleasant to me to observe, Watson, that you have so far grasped this truth that in these little records of our cases which you have been good enough to draw up, and, I am bound to say, occasionally to embellish, you have given prominence not so much to the many causes célèbres and sensational trials in which I have figured but rather to those incidents which may have been trivial in themselves, but which have given room for those faculties of deduction and of logical synthesis which I have made my special province.”—Sherlock Holmes: The Adventures of the Copper Beeches
“To the man who loves art for its own sake, it is frequently in its least important and lowliest manifestations that the keenest pleasure is to be derived.”—Sherlock Holmes: The Adventure of the Copper Beeches
You may have noticed that Sherlock has received over 3,000 views less than Celebrity Juice! This is not “a bit not good” this is “a LOT not good” if the views are an accurate representation as to the amounts of votes each has received.
I honestly do not understand how anyone can live in a society as deeply visual, communicative, and entertainment-based as ours and say that the arts are unimportant. Look around you. What are you sitting on? A chair or a sofa that someone had to design so that it was both…