“The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” at Usborne Children’s BooksUtterson 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. And to such as these, so long as they came about his chambers, he never marked a shade of change in his demeanour. No doubt the feat was easy to Mr.
DR JEKYLL AND MR HYDE BY ROBERT STEVENSON // ANIMATED BOOK SUMMARY
The Strange Case Of Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Hyde
Utterson goes. Are you sure you want to remove bookConfirmation and any corresponding bookmarks. History at your fingertips. They held him until the banks opened to make certain that the check was valid because it was signed by the well-known Dr.On his way out, and then drank the potion! It sounds nothing to hear, but it was hellish to see. Before leaving, the lawyer stopped and had a word or two with Poole! What has he done.
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The novella's impact is such that it has become a part of the language, with the phrase "Jekyll and Hyde" entering the vernacular to refer to people with an unpredictably dual nature: usually very good , but sometimes shockingly evil. Stevenson had long been intrigued by the idea of how human personalities can affect how to incorporate the interplay of good and evil into a story. While still a teenager, he developed a script for a play about Deacon Brodie , which he later reworked with the help of W. Henley and which was produced for the first time in In the small hours of one morning,[