This is wanting in the police report, where more stress is laid, perhaps, upon the platitudes of the magistrate than upon the details, which to an observer contain the vital essence of the whole matter.
There are no more uses of "essence" in the book.
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To make things better, to enjoy each other’s company, and to empathize are essence of humanity.
There was only—spring itself; the throb of it, the light restlessness, the vital essence of it everywhere...