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“You may easily believe,” said he, “how great was the difficulty to. persuade. my
father that all necessary knowledge was not comprised in the noble art of
bookkeeping; and, indeed, I believe I left him incredulous to the last, for his
Had my eyes deceived me? and was I really as mad as the whole world would
believe me to be, if I disclosed the object of my suspicions? I hastened to return
home, and Elizabeth eagerly demanded the result. “My cousin,” replied I, “it is ...
“And do you also believe that I am so very, very wicked? Do you also join with my
enemies to crush me, to condemn me as a murderer?” Her voice was suffocated
with sobs. “Rise, my poor girl,” said Elizabeth, “why do you kneel, if you are ...
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An important book. Mary Shelley is methodical, but also swept up in the Sturm-und-Drang emotionality of the period. Her characters have motivations, psychological depth, passions. Read full review