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As I still pursued my journey to the northward, the snows thickened and the cold
increased in a degree almost too severe to support. The peasants were shut up
in their hovels, and only a few of the most hardy ventured forth to seize the ...
I know not whether the fiend possessed the same advantages; but I found that, as
before I had daily lost ground in the pursuit, I now gained on him: so much so that
, when I first saw the ocean, he was but one day's journey in advance, and I ...
He had escaped me; and I must commence a destructive and almost endless
journey across the mountainous ices of the ocean—amidst cold that few of the
inhabitants could long endure, and which I, the native of a genial and sunny
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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