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- a pious work, for which Jekyll had several times expressed a great esteem, annotated, in his own hand, with startling blasphemies.p. 66.7
blasphemies = something said disrespectful of something considered sacred
- Hence the ape-like tricks that he would play me, scrawling in my own hand blasphemies on the pages of my books, burning the letters and destroying the portrait of my father; and indeed, had it not been for his fear of death, he would long ago have ruined himself in order to involve me in the ruin.p. 106.8
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