Journal d'un avocatNostalgie. Alles over vroeger met veel oude foto's: Cédric VillaniNDSM-Werf MuseumKorben - Upgrade your mindStationsweb - de grootste verzameling foto's van Nederlandse stations - www.stationsweb.nlStory Text: The Adventure of the Greek Interpreter - Baker Street Wiki - The Sherlock Holmes encyclopaediaDuring my long and intimate acquaintance with Mr Sherlock Holmes I had never heard him refer to his relations, and hardly ever to his own early life. This reticence upon his part had increased the somewhat inhuman effect which he produced upon me, until sometimes I found myself regarding him as an isolated phenomenon, a brain without a heart, as deficient in human sympathy as he was pre-eminent in intelligence. His aversion to women and his disinclination to form new friendships were both typical of his unemotional character, but not more so than his complete suppression of every reference to his own people. I had come to believe that he was an orphan with no relatives living, but one day, to my very great surprise, he began to talk to me about his brother. "In your own case," said I, "from all that you have told me, it seems obvious that your faculty of observation and your peculiar facility for deduction are due to your own systematic training." This was news to me indeed. "Precisely.