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I shall feel the affections of a sensitive being, and become linked to the chain of
existence and events, from which I am now excluded.” I paused some time to
reflect on all he had related, and the various arguments which he had employed.
Or, The Modern Prometheus Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley. children, and a race of
devils would be propagated upon the earth who might make the very existence of
the species of man a condition precarious and full of terror. Had I right, for my ...
They were dead, and I lived; their murderer also lived, and to destroy him I must
drag out my weary existence. I knelt on the grass and kissed the earth, and with
quivering lips exclaimed, “By the sacred earth on which I kneel, by the shades
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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