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He loathed the idea that his daughter should be united to a Christian; but he
feared the resentment of Felix, if he should appear lukewarm; for he knew that he
was still in the power of his deliverer, if he should choose to betray him to the
There were women weeping around—I hung over it, and joined my sad tears to
theirs—all this time no distinct idea presented itself to my mind; but my thoughts
rambled to various subjects, reflecting confusedly on my misfortunes and their ...
My imagination was vivid, yet my powers of analysis and application were
intense; by the union of these qualities I conceived the idea and executed the
creation of a man. Even now I cannot recollect without passion my reveries while
the work ...
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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