Agatha Christie quote about logic from The Mysterious Affair at Styles - I am not keeping back facts. Every fact that I know is in your possession. You can draw your own deductions from them.
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I am not keeping back facts. Every fact that I know is in your possession. You can draw your own deductions from them.
 Agatha Christie, The Mysterious Affair at Styles (1920). copy citation

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“Then, to my intense surprise, he shook his head decidedly.
«No, my friend.»
«Oh, look here, why not?»
«Two is enough for a secret.»
«Well, I think it is very unfair to keep back facts from me.»
«I am not keeping back facts. Every fact that I know is in your possession. You can draw your own deductions from them. This time it is a question of ideas.»
«Still, it would be interesting to know.»
Poirot looked at me very earnestly, and again shook his head.
«You see,» he said sadly, «you have no instincts.»” source

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