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The adventure of the speckled band.

"Yes, sir, that be the house of Dr. Grimesby Roylott," said the driver.

"There is some building going on there," said Holmes; "that is where we are going."

"There's the village," said the driver, pointing to a group of roofs some distance to the left; "but if you want to get to the house, you'll find it shorter to get over this fence, and so by the foot-path over the fields. There it is, where the lady is walking."

"And the lady, I fancy, is Miss Stoner," said Holmes, shading his eyes. "Yes, I think we had better do as you suggest."

We got off, paid our fare, and the carriage went back on its way to Leatherhead.