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"In the meantime you must make yourself contented by the consciousness of success, like the Roman miser— "'Populus me sibilat, at mihi plaudo Ipse domi simul ac nummos contemplor in arca.'"

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle the Last Line of in A Study in Scarlet Scott notes: Google reveals a translation of "The public hisses at me, but I applaud myself in my own house, and simultaneously contemplate the money in my chest."

Originally Published Jan. 1, 1888

Digital edition:

108 pages - Jan. 11, 2011