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used in Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

4 uses
  • I was still so engaged when, in one of my more wakeful moments, my eyes fell upon my hand.
    p. 93.3
  • Hitherto it had touched him on the intellectual side alone; but now his imagination also was engaged, or rather enslaved; and as he lay and tossed in the gross darkness of the night and the curtained room, Mr. Enfield's tale went by before his mind in a scroll of lighted pictures.
    p. 14.9
  • I want you to postpone all other engagements for to-night—ay, even if you were summoned to the bedside of an emperor; to take a cab, unless your carriage should be actually at the door; and with this letter in your hand for consultation, to drive straight to my house.
    p. 71.1
  • I took and furnished that house in Soho, to which Hyde was tracked by the police; and engaged as housekeeper a creature whom I well knew to be silent and unscrupulous.
    p. 90.2

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