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Answer me, I conjure you, by our mutual happiness, with simple truth—Do you
not love another? “You have travelled; you have spent several years of your life
at Ingolstadt; and I confess to you, my friend, that when I saw you last autumn so ...
I resolved, therefore, that if my immediate union with my cousin would conduce
either to hers or my father's happiness, my adversary's designs against my life
should not retard it a single hour. In this state of mind I wrote to Elizabeth. My
When I first sought it, it was the love of virtue, the feelings of happiness and
affection with which my whole being overflowed, that I wished to be participated.
But now that virtue has become to me a shadow and that happiness and affection
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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