2. Search for Mr Hyde

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Utterson is anxious to discover that his good friend Dr Jekyll has made a ruffian called Hyde the beneficiary of his will. He intercepts Hyde in the street and is alarmed at his manner. Hyde, he learns, has freedom of access to Dr Jekyll's home, but only enters at the back door and never appears in company. Please note the text includes a brief description of violence against a child (repeated from Chapter 1).

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