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" IT was on a dreary night of November, that I beheld the accomplishment of my toils. With an anxiety that almost amounted to agony, I collected the instruments of life around me, that I might infuse a spark of being into the lifeless thing that lay at... "
Frankenstein: or, The modern Prometheus - Page 87
by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley - 1823
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 18

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Sir William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero Baron Ernle, George Walter Prothero - 1818
...struck ns the most on our perusal of it. The first is the account of the animation of the image. ' It was on a dreary night of November, that I beheld...collected the instruments of life around me, that I might intuse a apark of being into the lifeless thing that lny at my feet. It was already one in the morning;...
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Periodical criticism, Volume 2

Walter Scott - 1835
...author. We shall give it at length, as an excellent specimen of the style and manner of the work. " It was on a dreary night of November that I beheld...toils. With an anxiety that almost amounted to agony, 1 collected the instruments of life around me, that I might infuse a spark of being into the lifeless...
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The Miscellaneous Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott: Biographical memoirs of ...

Sir Walter Scott - Demonology - 1838
...author. We shall give it at length, as an excellent specimen of the style and manner of the work. " It was on a dreary night of November that I beheld...being into the lifeless thing that lay at my feet. Il was already one in the morning ; the rain pattered dismally against the panes, and my candle was...
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A New Spirit of the Age, Volume 2

Richard H. Horne - Authors, English - 1844 - 8 pages
...extravagance of the conception is rendered subservient to artistical effect : — " It was on a dreary nigbt of November, that I beheld the accomplishment of my...almost amounted to agony, I collected the instruments x>f life around me, that I might infuse a spark of being into the lifeless thing that lay at my feet....
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A New Spirit of the Age, Volume 1

Richard H. Horne - Authors, English - 1844 - 365 pages
...genius by which the extravagance of the conception is rendered subservient to artislical effect : — " It was on a dreary night of November, that I beheld the accomplishment of my toils. With an anxiety thnt almost amounted to agony, I collected the instruments of life around me, that I might infuse a...
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A New Spirit of the Age, Volume 1

Richard H. Horne - Authors, English - 1844 - 365 pages
...which the extravagance of the conception is rendered subservient to artist ical effect: — " It wan on a dreary night of November, that I beheld the accomplishment of my toils. With nn anxiety tliat nlmnSt amounted to agony, I collected the instrument! of life -iruninl me, that I...
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Miscellaneous Prose Works, Volume 18

Walter Scott - 1853
...author. We shall give it at length, as an excellent specimen of the style and manner of the work. ** It was on a dreary night of November that I beheld...collected the instruments of life around me, that 1 might infuse a spark uf being into the lifeless thing that lay at my feet. It was already one in...
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Chambers's Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 5-6

Robert Chambers - Authors, American - 1880
...the accomplishment of my toils. \\'itli an anxiety tint almost amounted to agony, I collected tin; instruments of life around me, that I might infuse a spark of MtDg iuto the lifeless thing th;it lay at my feet. It was already one iu tho morning ; th-; ruin patted...
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The London Quarterly Review, Volume 18

1818
...which struck us the most on ourperusal of it. The first is the account of the animation of the image. ' It was on a dreary night of November, that I beheld...I might infuse a spark of being into the lifeless tiling that lay at my feet. It was already one in the morning ; the rain pattered dismally against...
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Chats on Writers and Books, Volume 2

John N. Crawford - Authors, English - 1903
...being he had molded in accordance with his ideal of perfection. He says : " It was on a dreary night in November that I beheld the accomplishment of my toils....lifeless thing that lay at my feet. It was already one o'clock in the morning ; the rain pattered dismally against the window-panes and my candle was nearly...
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