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" My imagination was vivid, yet my powers of analysis and application were intense ; by the union of these qualities I conceived the idea, and executed the creation of a man. "
Frankenstein: or, The modern Prometheus - Page 222
by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley - 1823
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Industry and Humanity: A Study in the Principles Under-lying Industrial ...

William Lyon Mackenzie King - Economic history - 1918 - 567 pages
...creator to misery, and pursued him to irremediable ruin. "All my speculations and hopes," he cries, "are as nothing; and like the archangel who aspired...to Omnipotence, I am chained in an eternal hell!" What is this weird tale but a parable, all too realistic, of the War that has destroyed so large a...
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Frankenstein, Or the Modern Prometheus: The 1818 Text

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley - Fiction - 1982 - 287 pages
...I could not rank myself with the herd of common pro30 jectors. But this feeling, which supported me in the commencement of my career, now serves only...imagination was vivid, yet my powers of analysis and ceived the idea, and executed the creation of a man. Even now I cannot recollect, without passion,...
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Creature and Creator

Paul A. Cantor - Literary Criticism - 1985 - 223 pages
...creator of a man, Frankenstein plays the role of God. But Frankenstein also compares himself to Satan: "All my speculations and hopes are as nothing, and...aspired to omnipotence, I am chained in an eternal hell" (1oo). The narrator Walton describes Frankenstein in terms that clearly recall the fallen Lucifer of...
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The Emergence of Artificial Cognition: An Introduction to Collective Learning

Peter Bock - Technology & Engineering - 1993 - 323 pages
...grief those talents that might be useful to my fellow creatures. . . . All my speculations and hope are as nothing and, like the archangel who aspired to omnipotence, I am chained to an eternal hell. We can say the monster is claiming that he was the improper subject of a poorly...
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A Coincidence of Wants: The Novel and Neoclassical Economics

Charles R. Lewis - Business & Economics - 2000 - 154 pages
...... I could not rank myself with the herd of common projectors. But this thought, which supported me in the commencement of my career, now serves only to plunge me lower in the dust. Alt my speculations and hopes are as nothing My imagination was vivid, my powers of analysis and application...
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Artificial Intelligence: Critical Concepts, Volume 4

Ronald Chrisley, Sander Begeer - Artificial intelligence - 2000 - 445 pages
...useless grief those talents that might be useful to my fellow creatures ... all my speculations and hope are as nothing and, like the archangel who aspired to omnipotence, I am chained to an eternal hell. (P. 256.) We can say the monster is claiming that he was the improper subject of...
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Malice

François Flahault, Liz Heron - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 192 pages
...Victor Frankenstein, too, in his own envy of God's creative power, likewise compares himself to Satan: 'like the archangel who aspired to omnipotence, I am chained in an eternal hell'. Earlier, Milton had shown Satan spying on Adam and Eve. The couple at the dawn of time present an ideal...
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Frankenstein

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley - Fiction - 2004 - 279 pages
...animal, I could not rank myself with the herd of common projectors. But this thought, which supported me in the commencement of my career, now serves only...my speculations and hopes are as nothing; and, like 252 the archangel who aspired to omnipotence, I am chained in an eternal hell. My imagination was vivid,...
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The Modern Self in the Labyrinth

Eyal CHOWERS - Philosophy - 2004 - 250 pages
...face of one's own world-transforming reason. "All my speculations and hopes are as nothing," he cries, "and like the arch-angel who aspired to omnipotence, I am chained in an eternal hell." 20 In her critique of reason-based order, Mary Shelley exemplifies a profound affinity with hyper-order...
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The Modern Self in the Labyrinth

Eyal CHOWERS - Philosophy - 2004 - 250 pages
...face of one's own world-transforming reason. "All my speculations and hopes are as nothing," he cries, "and like the arch-angel who aspired to omnipotence, I am chained in an eternal hell."20 In her critique of reason-based order, Mary Shelley exemplifies a profound affinity with hyper-order...
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