"What have you heard?"
"I've heard he gave a cheque to a family after hekicked their daughter in the street, and he signed itwith your name."
"Yes, Mr Hyde told me about that ... and it'sperfectly all right. He was afraid, and I told him thathe could use my name if he was ever in trouble."
"But who is this man, Jekyll? He doesn't sound likethe kind of man you usually make friends with."
"He's ... an old friend, and don't worry so muchabout me, Utterson. You're my lawyer, not mymother."