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It was to be decided, whether the result of my curiosity and lawless devices would
cause the death of two of my fellow-beings: one a smiling babe, full of innocence
and joy; the other far more dreadfully murdered, with every aggravation of ...
How strange, I thought, that the same cause should produce such opposite
effects! I examined the materials of the fire, and to my joy found it to be composed
of wood. I quickly collected some branches; but they were wet, and would not
“The father of Safie had been the cause of their ruin. He was a Turkish merchant,
and had inhabited Paris for many years, when, for some reason which I could not
learn, he became obnoxious to the government. He was seized and cast into ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - birdie.newborn - LibraryThing
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