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Chapter 1

Story of the Door

Mr. Utterson is a lawyer. One Sunday, he is out walking in London with his kinsman. As they pass a specific door, Mr. Utterson asks his kinsman if he knows the man who lives there. The kinsman, to his surprise, says that he does. Mr. Enfield, the kinsman, describes how he was once walking in this same neighborhood when he saw a little girl rushing home from the doctors. A man, walking in the opposite direction, walked right into the girl, knocking her to the ground. The man continued walking despite the collision, until Mr. Enfield and members of the girl’s family, stopped him. The man seemed unsympathetic, so the family and Mr. Enfield suggest he pay a sum of money to make amends for his wrong doing. The man agrees, takes them to the door in question, and returns with...

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