A Review by Scott finished Aug. 20, 2012
This review will contain spoilers!
In many sentences:
"In the year 1878 I took my degree of Doctor of Medicine of the University of London, and proceeded to Netley to go through the course prescribed for surgeons in the army."
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle the First Line of A Study in Scarlet
"In the meantime you must make yourself contented by the consciousness of success, like the Roman miser— "'Populus me sibilat, at mihi plaudo Ipse domi simul ac nummos contemplor in arca.'"
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle the Last Line of in A Study in Scarlet
Scott notes: Google reveals a translation of "The public hisses at me, but I applaud myself in my own house, and simultaneously contemplate the money in my chest."