Before passing the threshold, I paused to admire a quantity of grotesque carving lavished over the front, and especially about the principal door; above which, among a wilderness of crumbling griffins and shameless little boys, I detected the date ’1500,’ and the name ’Hareton Earnshaw.’
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The disease causes grotesque deformity.
It is the result of a grotesque system that distorts good intentions into evil actions.