I know not," continued Dupin, "what impression I may have made, so far, upon your own understanding; but I do not hesitate to say that legitimate deductions
even from this portion of the testimony - the portion respecting the gruff and shrill voices - are in themselves sufficient to engender a suspicion which should give direction to all farther progress in the investigation of the mystery.
You may not be aware that the deduction
of a man's age from his writing is one which has brought to considerable accuracy by experts.
So that no logic, or logical deductions
, had anything to do with my resolve;--it was simply a matter of disgust.
Familiar as I was with my friend's methods, it was not difficult for me to follow his deductions
, and to observe the untidiness of attire, the sheaf of legal papers, the watch-charm, and the breathing which had prompted them.
So sure was Tarzan that the body was that of he who had robbed him that he made no effort to verify his deductions
by scent among the conglomerate odors of the great carnivore and the fresh blood of the victim.
Nowhere had he found any sign that men had stopped even temporarily upon this shore, though, of course, he knew that so quickly does the rank vegetation of the tropics erase all but the most permanent of human monuments that he might be in error in his deductions
Remember," he continued, "that I have to put this story together, partly from facts which came to my knowledge afterwards, and partly from reasonable deductions
Anne was miserably silent, hampered by her deductions
from her conversation with Owen.
Long habit of weighing and noting well what clients said, and nicely balancing chances in his mind and calculating odds to their faces, without the least appearance of being so engaged, had rendered Gride quick in forming conclusions, and arriving, from puzzling, intricate, and often contradictory premises, at very cunning deductions
Hence it has been argued that no deductions
can be drawn from domestic races to species in a state of nature.
I am speaking now as an investigator--a man of deductions
When the editor-in-chief was in possession of the precious foot and informed as to the train of intelligent deductions
the boy had been led to make, he was divided between the admiration he felt for such detective cunning in a brain of a lad of sixteen years, and delight at being able to exhibit, in the "morgue window" of his paper, the left foot of the Rue Oberskampf.