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scruples
used in Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

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Definition
ethical or moral principles that discourage certain kinds of action
  • I knew well that I risked death; for any drug that so potently controlled and shook the very fortress of identity, might by the least scruple of an overdose or at the least inopportunity in the moment of exhibition, utterly blot out that immaterial tabernacle which I looked to it to change.
    p. 85.9

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