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The girl met him at the door, helped to relieve him of his burden, and, taking
some of the fuel into the cottage, placed it on the fire; then she and the youth went
apart into a nook of the cottage and he showed her a large loaf and a piece of ...
“The pleasant sunshine, and the pure air of day, restored me to some degree of
tranquillity; and when I considered what had passed at the cottage, I could not
help believing that I had been too hasty in my conclusions. I had certainly acted ...
“Presently two countrymen passed by; but, pausing near the cottage, they
entered into conversation, using violent gesticulations; but I did not understand
what they said, as they spoke the language of the country, which differed from
that of my ...
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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