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Allusion in The Adventure of the Speckled Band

Allusion Examples in The Adventure of the Speckled Band:

The Adventure of the Speckled Band

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"Violence does, in truth, recoil upon the violent, and the schemer falls into the pit which he digs for another..."   (The Adventure of the Speckled Band)

Holmes's paraphrasing of Old Testament scripture (Ecclesiastes 10:8 and Proverbs 26:27 of the King James Version) is also the theme of "The Adventure of the Speckled Band." 

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