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r appeared greatly astonished on seeing a great pile of wood on the outside. She
uttered some words in a loud voice, and the youth joined her, who also
expressed surprise. I observed, with pleasure, that he did not go to the forest that
day, but ...
He would talk in a cheerful accent, with an expression of goodness that bestowed
pleasure even upon me. Agatha listened with respect, her eyes sometimes filled
with tears, which she endeavoured to wipe away unperceived; but I generally ...
“I should have thought, young man, that the presence of your father would have
been welcome instead of inspiring such violent repugnance.” “My father!” cried I,
while every feature and every muscle was relaxed from anguish to pleasure: “is ...
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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