Murder on the Orient Express, Agatha Christie
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Agatha Christie

Murder on the Orient Express

Grace Ningkan Galung
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Hardman’s evidence was necessary in case some outsider should be suspected of the crime and be unable to prove an alibi.
Victoria Bennet
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Dubosc had overheard part of a conversation between him and the stranger. “You have saved us, mon cher,” said the General emotionally, his great white moustache trembling as he spoke.
Анна Кислицкая
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“I like to see an angry Englishman,” said Poirot. “They are very amusing. The more emotional they feel the less command they have of language.”
Elena Shirnina
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to solve a case a man has only to lie back in his chair and think
Elena Shirnina
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Women are like that. When they are enraged they have great strength.
Elena Shirnina
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True to their nationality, the two English people were not chatty
Elena Shirnina
Elena Shirninaje citiralaпре 4 месеца
breakfast isn’t always a chatty meal
Arta Luboteni
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“What is this country anyway?” demanded Mrs. Hubbard tearfully.

On being told it was Yugo-Slavia she said:

“Oh! one of these Balkan things. What can you expect?”
Arta Luboteni
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True to their nationality, the two English people were not chatty
Nana Kenz
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“Quite ready now, Mr. Ratchett.”

The elder man grunted an assent and passed out.

“Eh bien,” said Poirot. “What do you think of those two?”

“They are Americans,” said M. Bouc.

“Assuredly they are Americans. I meant what did you think of their personalities?”

“The young man seemed quite agreeable.”

“And the other?”

“To tell you the truth, my friend, I did not care for him. He produced on me an unpleasant impression. And you?”

Hercule Poirot was a moment before replying.

“When he passed me in the restaurant,” he said at last, “I had a curious impression. It was as though a wild animal—an animal savage, but savage! you understand—had passed me by.”

“And yet he looked altogether of the most respectable.”

“Précisément! The body—the cage—is everything of the most respectable—but through the bars, the wild animal looks out.”

“You are fanciful, mon vieux,” said M. Bouc.
Olivia Jäger
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“If you will forgive me for being personal—I do not like your face, M.
Rhodah Naserian
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“Ugly as sin, but she makes herself felt.
Rhodah Naserian
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It was an ugliness of distinction—it fascinated rather than repelled.
Оксана Калиниченко
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makeshift affair, this,” he said
Annie
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n my experience when a man is in a position to have, as you say, enemies, then it does not usually resolve itself into one enemy only."
Annie
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wasn't only that he was responsible for my daughter's death and her child's and that of the other child who might have been alive and happy now. It was more than that: there had been other children kidnapped before Daisy, and there might be others in the future. Society had condemned him - we were only carrying out the sentence.
Annie
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"having placed my solution before you, I have the honour to retire from the case."
Annie
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Samuel Edward Ratchett
Annie
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When I had heard all the evidence, I leaned back and shut my eyes, and began to think. Certain points presented themselves to me as worthy of attention.
Annie
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you confront anyone who has lied with the truth, he will usually admit it - often out of sheer surprise. It is only necessary to guess right to produce your effect.
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