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QCQ-09 English 420, Victorian Monsters

QCQ-09 English 420, Victorian Monsters

Quotation “…For you are my slave,—at my beck and call,—my familiar spirit, to do with as I will,—you know this, —eh?” ‘I did know it, and the knowledge of my impotence was terrible. I felt that if I could only get away from him; only release myself from the bonds with which he had bound me about; only remove myself from the horrible glamour of his near neighborhood; only get one or two square meals and have an opportunity of…

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QCQ-08 English 420, Victorian Monsters

QCQ-08 English 420, Victorian Monsters

Quotation “There is no such thing as a good influence, Mr Gray. All influence is immoral—immoral from the scientific point of view…Because to influence a person is to give him one’s own soul. He does not think his natural thoughts, or burn with his natural passions. His virtues are not real to him. His sins, if there are such things as sins, are borrowed. He becomes an echo of some one else’s music, an actor or a part that has…

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QCQ-07 English 420, Victorian Monsters

QCQ-07 English 420, Victorian Monsters

Quotation “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 pulses and secret pleasures, that I had enjoyed in the disguise of Hyde. I made this choice perhaps with some unconscious reservation, for I neither gave up the house in Soho, nor destroyed the clothes of Edward Hyde, which still lay ready in my cabinet. For two months, however,…

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QCQ-06 English 420, Victorian Monsters

QCQ-06 English 420, Victorian Monsters

Quotation “I was in my own room, and sitting by the window, which was open: it soothed me to feel the balmy night-air; though I could see no stars, and only by a vague, luminous haze, knew the presence of a moon. I longed for thee, Janet! Oh, I longed for thee both with soul and flesh! I asked of God, at once in anguish and humility, if I had not been long enough desolate, afflicted, tormented; and might not…

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