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A new light seemed to dawn upon my mind; and, bounding with joy, I
communicated my discovery to my father. | My father looked carelessly at the title
page of my book, \ and said, “Ah! Cornelius Agrippa! My dear Victor, do not waste
your time ...
I well knew that if any other had communicated such a relation to me, I should
have looked upon it as the ravings of insanity. Besides, the strange nature of the
animal would elude all pursuit, even if I were so far credited as to persuade my ...
It was morning, I remember, when I thus awoke to understanding: I had forgotten
the particulars of what had happened, and only felt as if some great misfortune
had suddenly overwhelmed me; but when I looked around, and saw the barred ...
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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