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By degrees, I remember, a stronger light pressed upon my nerves, so that I was
obliged to shut my eyes. Darkness then came over me, and troubled me; but
hardly had I felt this, when, by opening my eyes, as I now suppose, the light
poured in ...
“Soon a gentle light stole over the heavens, and gave me a sensation of pleasure
. I started up, and beheld a radiant form rise from among the trees." I gazed with a
kind of wonder. It moved slowly, but it enlightened my path; and I again went ...
Light, feeling, and sense will pass away; and in this condition must I find my
happiness. Some years ago, when the images which this world affords first
opened upon me, when I felt the cheering warmth of summer, and heard the
rustling of the ...
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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