The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson:|
"Well, I shall consider," returned the lawyer. "And now one
word more: it was Hyde who dictated the terms in your will about
The doctor seemed seized with a qualm of faintness; he shut
his mouth tight and nodded.
"I knew it," said Utterson. "He meant to murder you. You had
a fine escape."
"I have had what is far more to the purpose," returned the
doctor solemnly: "I have had a lesson--O God, Utterson, what a
lesson I have had!" And he covered his face for a moment with his
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde