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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
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  • Once, very early in my career, it had totally failed me; since then I had been obliged on more than one occasion to double, and once, with infinite risk of death, to treble the amount; and these rare uncertainties had cast hitherto the sole shadow on my contentment.
  • Yes, I preferred the elderly and discontented doctor, surrounded by friends and cherishing honest hopes; and bade a resolute farewell to the liberty, the comparative youth, the light step, leaping impulses and secret pleasures, that I had enjoyed in the disguise of Hyde.

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  • She grew more contented with age.
  • It’s hard to get her to consider a change because she is so contented with the way things are.

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