Jekyll & Hyde Chapters 1-7
Jekyll & Hyde Chapters 1-7
'In case of Dr Jekyll's disappearance or unexplained absence'
'It is more than ten years since Henry Jekyll became to fanciful for me'
'The figure had no face'
'Fogged city moon'
'If he be Mr Hyde, he thought, I shall be Mr Seek'
'Mr Hyde shrank back with a hissing intake of the breath'
'He did not look the lawyer in the face'
'The other snarled aloud into a savage laugh'
'Disappeared into the house'
'Murderous mixture of timidity and boldness'
'Unknown disgust, loathing and fear'
'God bless me, the man seems hardly human!'
'If ever I read Satan's signature upon a face'
'We see very little of him'
'Husky, whispering and somewhat of a broken voice'
'Dingy windowless structure'
'Lying gaunt and silent'
'Even in the houses the fog began to lie thickly'
'He will never more be heard of'
'I have recieved a letter; and I am at a loss whether I should show it to the police'
'Like some disconsolate prisoner'
'The smile was struck out of his face and succeeded by an expression of such abject terror and despair'
'They saw it but for a glimpse'
'The window was instantly thrust down'
'God forgive us, God forgive us'
'Walked on once more in silence'
'A trifle sharply'
'You do not understand my position'
'The large handsome face of Dr Jekyll grew pale to the very lips, and there came a blackness about his eyes'
'Incoherency of manner'
'My position is a very strange - a very strange one'
'It isn't what you fancy, it is not so bad as that'
'The moment I choose, I can be rid of Mr Hyde'
'I only ask you to help him for my sake, when I am no longer here'
'Mr Hyde had disappeared out of the ken of the police as though he had never existed
'But of his present whereabouts, not a whisper'
'The Doctor was confined to the house'...'and saw no one'
'He found this return of solitude to weigh upon his spirits'
'He had his death-warrant written legibly upon his face'
'It was with an air of great firmness that Lanyon declared himself a doomed man'
'If I am the chief of sinners, I am the chief of sufferers also'
'In something less than a fortnight he was dead'
'Not to be opened till the death or disappearance of Dr Henry Jekyll'
'Dr Jekyll, looking deadly sick'
'I swear to God I will never set eyes on him again'
'I am done with him in this world'
'I cannot say that I care what becomes of Hyde; I am quite done with him'
'The two hands are in many points identical: only differently sloped'
'Have you the envelope'...'I burned it,'...'before I thought what I was about'
'London was startled by a crime of singular ferocity'
'All of a sudden he broke out in a great flame of anger'
'Stamping with his foot, brandishing the cane'
'Mr Hyde broke out of all bounds and clubbed him to the earth'
'With ape-like fury'
'Trampling his victim underfoot'
'Hailing down a storm of blows'
'The maid fainted'
'Bones were audibly shattered'
'Broken and battered'
'A great chocolate-coloured pall lowered over heaven'
'Mournful reinvasion of darkness'
'Dr Lanyon's face changed, and he held up a trembling hand'
'This accursed topic'
'Terrors so unmanning'
'Abject terror and despair'
'Froze the very blood of the two gentlemen below'
'They were both pale; and there was an answering horror in their eyes'
'Sinister block of building'
'Marks of prolonged and sordid negligence'
'I was coming home from some place at the end of the world, about three o' clock of a black winter morning
'The man trampled calmly over the child's body and left her screaming on the ground'
'Gave me one look, so ugly that it brought out the sweat on me like running'
'I saw that sawbones turn sick and white with the desire to kill him'
'Black, sneering coolness...like satan'
'Something displeasing, something downright detestable'
'He gives a strong feeling of deformity'