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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
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  • It was thus rather the exacting nature of my aspirations than any particular degradation in my faults, that made me what I was and, with even a deeper trench than in the majority of men, severed in me those provinces of good and ill which divide and compound man's dual nature.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: her comments were degrading
as in: degraded the quality
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