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His countenance instantly assumed an aspect of the deepest gloom; and he
replied, “To seek one who fled from me.” “And did the man whom you pursued
travel in the same fashion?” &c. Yes.” “Then I fancy we have seen him; for I4.
But if his countenance was more sorrowful, his voice was more cheerful than that
of his sister, especially when he addressed the old man. “I could mention
innumerable instances, which, although slight, marked the dispositions of these ...
... listened to him—that I observed the countenance of Felix was melancholy
beyond expression; he sighed frequently; and once his father paused in his
music, and I conjectured by his manner that he inquired the cause of his son's
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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