Dr Jekyill and Mr Hyde

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Mr Utterson was a well-known lawyer in London. He was very quiet and reserved, he never smiled and spoke very little.
Mr Enfield was his cousin and one of his closest friends. It was on one of their usual walk when they stopped in front of an ugly building because Mr Enfield remembered a story.
It was one winter night, about three o’clock when he saw a little girl and a man ran into each other. The child was lying on the ground and the man stepped on her and went out calmly.
Mr Enfield caught the man and brought him where was the little girl. The man had to pay some money for the child’s family, he entered the ugly building and went out with a cheque which signature was of a well-respected gentleman in London. The name of the man was Hyde: he was repulsive and hateful; he must be deformed.

That night Mr Utterson opened his safe which contained the will that Dr Jekyll gave him some time before, and he read it. On the will was written that if something happened to Dr Jekyll, all his possessions had to pass in Mr Hyde hands.
Mr Utterson never liked that will. That night he went to Dr Lanyon, who was Mr Utterson and Dr Jekyll’s friend. Dr Lanyon said Mr Utterson that recently the ideas of Dr Jekyll had become unscientific and it looked strange.
So Mr Utterson decided to meet Mr Hyde and he went to the ugly building. When Mr Hyde arrived Mr Utterson saw that the man was pale and small like a dwarf. He seemed deformed and Mr Utterson felt disgusted.
He decided to go to Dr Jekyll’s, but the butler informed him that he was not at home. He said Mr Utterson that Mr Hyde had a key and that all the servants had orders to obey him.

Two weeks later Dr Jekyll invited Mr Utterson to dinner. Dr Jekyll was a man of fifty, with a kind expression on his face.
When Mr Utterson began to speak of the will, Dr Jekyll asked him that he wanted only that he had to help Mr Hyde if something happened to him.

About a year later a young servant who was sitting near a window, saw two men who were speaking politely, and she thought that one of him was asking the way. Suddenly the other man become violently and starting to hit the man with a walking stick killing him. The murderer was Mr Hyde.
Near the body of the dead man was a letter for Mr Utterson who recognised in him Sir Danvers Carew.
Mr Utterson felt very worried when he recognised a piece of the walking stick, which was a present that had given Dr Jekyll some years before.
Mr Utterson and the police went to Mr Hyde’s in Soho and an old servant opened them the door. Behind a door they found the other piece of the walking stick.

It was late in the afternoon when Mr Utterson knocked at the door of Dr Jekyll’s house. Dr Jekyll promised Mr Utterson that he would never seen Mr Hyde again. He received a letter from Mr Hyde who thanked him for all his help and told him that he was going away.
After Mr Utterson was sitting in his home with his clerk Mr Guest who was an expert on handwriting too.
Just then a servant came in with a note from Dr Jekyll. Mr Guest noticed that the two handwritings on the letter and on the note were identical.

The disappearance of Mr Hyde had coincided with an extraordinary change in Dr Jekyll. It seemed that a new life had begun for him.
Then, suddenly, he changed again. Mr Utterson decided to visit Dr Lanyon: he was very pale and thin, and he looked much older. He told Mr Utterson that he hadn’t much time to live.
So Mr Utterson decided to write to Dr Jekyll asking him the cause of the break with Lanyon. In the replace letter Dr Jekyll wrote him that he was going to live his life in solitude.
Utterson was astonished. A week later Dr Lanyon was ill in bed and in less than a forhnight he was dead.
After the funeral Mr Utterson went to his office and took out from the safe an envelope that Dr Lanyon had written. On the envelope Lanyon had written that that letter was only for Mr Utterson and in the envelope there was another one on which Lanyon had written that nobody could open it before Dr Jekyll’s death.
He went to Dr Jekyll’s many times but he was never received.

One Sunday, while Mr Utterson and Mr Enfield were taking their usual walk, they saw Dr Jekyll who was near the window in the ugly building.
The three men were talking when suddenly Dr Jekyll’s smile disappeared and an expression of terror appear on his face. He shut the door and went out.
Mr Utterson was sitting in his home when Poole came in. He said to Mr Utterson that Dr Jekyll had shut himself in the laboratory again and that in his opinion the voice that he heared wasn’t Dr Jekyll’s.
Poole said to Mr Utterson that in his opinion there had been a crime and they went to Dr Jekyll’s.