One that prepares and sells drugs and other medicines; a pharmacist.
An cotton or woolen material napped to imitate felt and used chiefly as a cover for gaming tables.
To adorn or embellish with or as if with a coat of arms.
A small or private room set aside for a specific activity.
A deep-red garnet, unfaceted and convex.
A long mirror mounted on swivels in a frame.
A vaulted roof or ceiling.
Damon and Pythias
Greek mythology. According to a Greek legend: when Pythias was sentenced to be executed Damon took his place to allow Pythias to get his affairs in order; when Pythias returned in time to save Damon the king was so impressed that he let them both live.
Of such fine texture as to be transparent or translucent; delicate.
The state or process of boiling.
A current, as of water or air, moving contrary to the direction of the main current, especially in a circular motion.
Exceeding all bounds, as of custom or fairness.
A two-wheeled covered carriage with the driver's seat above and behind.
Arrogantly domineering or overbearing.
Incapable of erring.
Working or spreading harmfully in a subtle or stealthy manner.
An overwhelming, advancing force that crushes or seems to crush everything in its path.
Having a lawn; characterized by a lawn or by lawns; like a lawn.
A disease, a disorder, or an ailment.
One that has committed a crime; a criminal.
To mark with spots or blotches of different shades or colors.
Having great variety; diverse.
A covering that darkens or obscures
The condition or quality of being penitent; regret for wrongdoing.
A presentiment of the future; a foreboding.
One whose welfare, training, or career is promoted by an influential person.
A physician, especially a surgeon.
Imposing rigorous standards of performance; severe.
A place of worship.
A coloring or dyeing substance; a pigment.
A member of a fabulous or prehistoric race of people that lived in caves, dens, or holes, or a person considered to be reclusive, reactionary, out of date, or brutish.
Not disposed to expressions of feeling; reserved.
Characterized by or exhibiting excessive vanity; boastful.
Barely visible or cloudy diffused matter, such as mist, fumes, or smoke, suspended in the air.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Questions and Answers
The Question and Answer section for Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is a great
resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
The author provides a decidedly Victorian context into the characters' lives. He tells us about both the societal and professional lives of the characters. He also gives us some detail about the Victorian social mores of the time.