“An anomaly which often struck me in the character of my friend Sherlock Holmes was that, although in his methods of thought he was the neatest and most methodical of mankind, and although also he affected a certain quiet primness of dress, he was none the less in his personal habits one of the most untidy men that ever drove a fellow-lodger to distraction.

…when I find a man who keeps — his tobacco in the toe end of a Persian slipper — then I begin to give myself virtuous airs.”

The Musgrave Ritual


Poor reactions to Sherlock’s writings

And one more: