Thursday, May 10, 2012

Daily Dose

From Studies in Murder, by Edmund Pearson


"At first, Mrs. Peckham thought that there was a burglar in her own home, but it soon became apparent that the noise was outside. According to the immemorial custom of wives, she requested her husband to get up and investigate, and in the equally invariable manner of husbands, he declined."

From The Twenty-Third Street Murder

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