Quotation by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

The most winning woman I ever knew was hanged for poisoning three little children for their insurance-money, and the most repellent man of my acquaintance is a philanthropist who has spent nearly a quarter of a million upon the London poor.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859–1930), British author. Sherlock Holmes, in The Sign of Four, ch. 2 (1890).
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