Page 1 .. it's one of the points of my story, but it was a name at least very well known and often . and benefactor Edward Hyde,” but that in case of Dr. Jekyll's “ disap- .. house, a shop for the retail of penny numbers and twopenny salads. The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson. No cover available Read this book online: Generated HTML (with images). THE STRANGE CASE OF Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. Robert Louis Stevenson Illustrated by Charles Raymond Macauley. First published in This web edition. A moment before I had been safe of all men's respect, wealthy, beloved the cloth laying for me in the dining-room at home ; and now I was the common quarry of mankind, hunted, house- Henry Jekyll 's Full Statement of the Case less, a known murderer, thrall to the gallows. Six o'clock struck on the bells of the church that was so conveniently near to Mr. By ten o'clock, when the shops were closed, the by-street was very solitary and, in spite of the low growl of London from all round, very silent. The contents increased my wonder ; for this is how the letter ran: For two months, however, I was true to my determination ; for two months I led a life of such severity as I had never before attained to, and enjoyed the compensations of an approving conscience. Lanyoris Narrative seemed to me to contain phosphorus and some volatile ether. The strange case of Dr. Poole, here, and I are going to force our way into the cabinet. Yes, certainly, I know that," 54 The Strange Case of Dr. Hence, although I had now two characters as well as two appearances, one was wholly evil and the other was still the old Henry Jekyll, that incongruous compound of whose reformation and improvement I had already learned to despair. I saw him use it, not a week ago. Hyde To tell you the truth, I am uneasy about poor Jekyll ; and even outside, I feel as if the presence of a friend might do him good. That child of hell had nothing human; nothing lived in him but fear and hatred. I will say but one thing, Utterson, and that if you can bring your mind to credit it will be more than enough. Utterson again walked some way in silence and obviously under a weight of consideration. But the doctor's case was what struck me. There he opened his safe, took from the most private part of it a document indorsed on the en- velope as Dr. Utterson, sir, I'm afraid. Hyde was pale and dwarfish; he gave an impression of deformity without any nam- able malformation; he had a displeasing smile; he had borne himself to the lawyer with a sort of murderous mixture of timidity and boldness, and he spoke with a husky, whispering, and somewhat broken voice: If he could but once set eyes on him, he thought the mystery would lighten elsa frozen games perhaps roll altogether away, as was the habit of mysterious things when well exam- ined. I saw him use it not a week ago. Next they turned to the business table. The doctor, it appeared, now more than ever confined himself to the cabinet over the laboratory, where he would sometimes even sleep; he was out of spirits, he had grown very silent, he did not read; it seemed as if he had something on his mind. But it bore no postmark. All these they now thoroughly examined. Blank silence followed, no one protesting; only the maid lifted up her voice and now wept loudly. At one table there were traces of chemical work, various measured heaps of some white salt being laid on glass saucers, as though for an experiment in which the unhappy man had been prevented. An ivory - faced and silvery - haired old 67 The Strange Case of Dr. Lanyon's Narrative on it without a start tricks geld verdienen horror. The book was an or- dinary version book, and contained little but a series of dates. Robert Louis Stevenson, The Strange Case of Dr. I shake hands on that, Richard.