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I was unable to remain for a single instant in the same place; I jumped over the
chairs, clapped my hands, and laughed aloud. Clerval at first attributed my
unusual spirits to joy on his arrival; but when he observed me more attentively he
saw a ...
Presently I saw the young man again, with some tools in his hand, cross the field
behind the cottage; and the girl was also busied, ... In one corner, near a small
fire, sat an old man, leaning his head on his hands in a disconsolate attitude.
She appeared affected by different feelings; wiping a few tears from her lovely
eyes, she held out her hand to Felix, who ... Agatha, the ever-gentle Agatha,
kissed the hands of the lovely stranger; and, pointing to her brother, made signs
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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