The Valley of Fear
Strand Magazine, 1914. 9 - 1915. 5

Fred Porlock
Professor Moriarty
Inspector Alec MacDonald
John Douglas
Mrs. Douglas
White Mason
Cecil James Barker
Mrs. Allen
Dr. Wood
Bodymaster McGinty
Ted Baldwin

Mike Scanlan, Lodge 341, Vermissa Valley
John (Jack) McMurdo, Lodge 29, Chicago. Bodymaster J. H. Scott
Jacob Shafter
Jack McGinty, the Bodymaster of Vermissa Lodge
Ettie Shafter
Teddy Baldwin
Captain Marvin

No chain is stronger than its weakest link. (1-1)

I always keep faith. I had promised when he first wrote that I would not try to trace him. (1-2)

Everything comes in circles. The old wheel turns, and the same spoke comes up. It's all been done before, and will be again. (1-2)

The temptation to form premature theories upon insufficient data is the bane of our profession. (1-2)

That razor brain blunted and rusted with inaction.

I am not a whole-souled admirer of womankind, as you are aware, Watson.

I shall sit in that room and see if its atmosphere brings me inspiration. I'm a believer in the genius loci. You smile, Friend Watson. Well, we shall see.

When water is near and a weight is missing it is not a very far-fetched supposition that something has been sunk in the water.