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Mr. Utterson Quotes

Eight of the best book quotes from Mr. Utterson
  1. #1
    “I incline to Cain’s heresy,” he used to say quaintly: “I let my brother go to the devil in his own way.”
  2. #2
    “You must suffer me to go my own dark way.”
  3. #3
    “O my poor old Harry Jekyll, if ever I read Satan’s signature upon a face, it is on that of your new friend.”
  4. #4
    “If he be Mr. Hyde,” he had thought, “I shall be Mr. Seek.”
  5. #5
    “This was the shocking thing; that the slime of the pit seemed to utter cries and voices; that the amorphous dust gesticulated and sinned; that what was dead, and had no shape, should usurp the offices of life. And this again, that that insurgent horror was knit to him closer than a wife, closer than an eye; lay caged in his flesh, where he heard it mutter and felt it struggle to be born; and at every hour of weakness, and in the confidence of slumber, prevailed against him, and deposed him out of life.”
  6. #6
    “His affections, like ivy, were the growth of time, they implied no aptness in the object.”
  7. #7
    “It is one thing to mortify curiosity, another to conquer it. ”
  8. #8
    “Some day...after I am dead, you may perhaps come to learn the right and wrong of this. I cannot tell you.”
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