"Still, it doesn't do to murder people, no matter how offensive they may be.”
Dorothy L. Sayers, Five Red Herrings
"I naturally gravitated to London that great cesspool into which all the loungers and idlers of the Empire are irresistibly drained."
Dr. John Watson, A Study in Scarlet by Author Conan Doyle
"I only know him slightly; between ourselves, I believe he is a murderer; but I made no indelicate enquiries."
The Autobiography of G. K, Chesterton
People that trust themselves a dozen miles from the city, in strange houses, with servants they don't know, needn't be surprised if they wake up some morning and find their throats cut.
Liddy in The Circular Staircase by Mary Roberts Rinehart
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