The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1886)

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1886)

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Mr. Utterson the lawyer was a man of a rugged countenance, that was never lighted by a smile; cold, scanty and embarrassed in discourse; backward in sentiment; lean, long, dusty, dreary, and yet somehow lovable. At friendly meetings, and when the wine was to his taste, something eminently human beaconed from his eye; something indeed which never found its way into his talk, but which spoke not only in these silent symbols of the after-dinner face, but more often and loudly in the acts of his life. He was austere with himself; drank gin when he was alone, to mortify a taste for vintages; and though he enjoyed the theatre, had not crossed the doors of one for twenty years. But he had an approved tolerance for others; sometimes wondering, almost with envy, at the high pressure of spirits involved in their misdeeds; and in any extremity inclined to help rather than to reprove.

"I incline to, Cain's heresy," he used to say. "I let my brother go to the devil in his quaintly: "own way." In t...

emza50 emza50 Oct 06
Hey if anyone know this book really well please help me cuz im doing it for my GCSE please help
I love it when people wrote tut-tut because that's never been said in really life.
Simply beautiful. I've always wanted to read this book and I never thought it'd be on Wattpad!
HJaneMay HJaneMay Oct 24
HELLO, it's almost Halloween, time to finally read this story! 😆
Is this the real Jekyll and Hyde novel I need to know plz ty
Just a quick question. Is this book the original Mr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, or is it another fan fictional piece being made? Thank you in advance for answering. :)