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I shall satiate my ardent curiosity with the sight of a part of the world never before
visited, and may tread a land never before imprinted by the foot of man. These
are my enticements, and they are sufficient to conquer all fear of danger or death,
I never saw a more interesting creature: his eyes have generally an expression of
wildness, and even madness; but there are moments when, if any one performs
an act of kindness towards him, or does him any the most trifling service, his ...
“'It is utterly useless,” replied Felix; 'we can never again inhabit your cottage. The
life of my father is in the greatest danger, owing to the dreadful circumstance that I
have related. My wife and my sister will never recover their horror. I entreat you ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - birdie.newborn - LibraryThing
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