[after digging in the garden
It seems this is as far as we can go sir. There's nothing here.
[to Inspector Walker
Well, what did you expect to find down there, Sherlock Holmes? A wax dummy covered with tomato ketchup? An earthworm with a revolver? I told you, last night me being there was pure curiosity. If I came to you and told you that I was looking for a dead body in that old house, wouldn't you come to have a look?
You could have at least told us last night the reason for your curiosity. ...