Posts Tagged ‘duality’

Daily Batman: A second form and countenance substituted, that bore the stamp of lower elements in my soul

November 27, 2010


“Batgirl” by dream4girl on the d.a.

I not only recognised certain of the powers that made up my spirit, but managed to compound a drug by which these powers should be dethroned from their supremacy, and a second form and countenance substituted, none the less natural to me because they were the expression, and bore the stamp of lower elements in my soul.

(Stevenson, Robert Louis. The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1886.)