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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
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  • …but the wind was continually charging and routing these embattled vapours; so that as the cab crawled from street to street, Mr. Utterson beheld a marvellous number of degrees and hues of twilight; for here it would be dark like the back-end of evening; and there would be a glow of a rich, lurid brown, like the light of some strange conflagration; and here, for a moment, the fog would be quite broken up, and a haggard shaft 32) of daylight would glance in between the swirling wreaths.

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  • Dawn breaks, the sun’s rays tracing the sky above Blackcliffs ebony belltower like bloodied fingers, tingeing everyone in the courtyard a lurid red.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • She showed me the lurid lines on her wrists, like bracelets.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl

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