Plainly it was, now or never, the high tide of his affairs; and he drew the door as close as he durst, slipped a pebble in the chink, and made off downhill to find a cab
On observing the cab
I should have instantly turned and walked in the other direction.
Go again; and don't come back until you have found a cab
But when they came to the Strand no cabs
were to be seen, and Denham broke the silence by saying:
He asked, at the cab
window, to what part of Glasgow he should tell the driver to go.
The servant entered the room, and announced that the cab
was at the door.
Sherlock Holmes was never at fault, however, and he muttered the names as the cab
rattled through squares and in and out by tortuous by-streets.
They released each other and presently the cab
was rolling along at a jog-trot to the docks with those two people as far apart as they could get from each other, in opposite corners.
In less than a minute he was back in the cab
with the ring.
An hour ago, he was seen to leave his house at Lambeth, in a cab
, accompanied by two men, who were recognised by my men as police officers in plain clothes.
I can't take you, sir, if you're not going towards Tottenham Court Road," said the driver civilly, when I opened the cab
That was the time when her daughter Winnie could not help passing a remark to Mr Verloc that "mother has been spending half-crowns and five shillings almost every day this last week in cab