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Quotation by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Circumstantial evidence is occasionally very convincing, as when you find a trout in the milk, to quote Thoreau's example.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859–1930), British author. Sherlock Holmes, in "The Adventure of the Noble Bachelor," The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1891).
Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862) wrote in his Journal, November 11, 1854, "Some circumstantial evidence is very strong, as when you find a trout in the milk."
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