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I remember the first time I became capable of observing outward objects with any
kind of pleasure, I perceived that the fallen leaves had disappeared, and that the
young buds. were shooting forth from the trees that shaded my window. It was a ...
“'Do not trouble yourself, my kind host, I have food; it is warmth and rest only that I
need.' “I sat down, and a silence ensued. I knew that every minute was precious
to me, yet I remained irresolute in what manner to commence the interview; ...
How kind, how very kind! But where is he, why does he not hasten to me?” My
change of manner surprised and pleased the magistrate; perhaps he thought that
my former exclamation was a momentary return of delirium, and now he instantly
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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