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Poor Justine was very ill; but other trials were reserved for her. “One by one, her
brothers and sister died; and her mother, with the exception of her neglected
daughter, was left childless. The conscience of the woman was troubled; she
Poor William! he was our darling and our pride!” Tears, unrestrained, fell from my
brother's eyes; a sense of mortal agony crept over my frame. Before, I had only
imagined the wretchedness of my desolated home; the reality came on me as a ...
He related that, the morning on which the murder of poor William had been
discovered, Justine had been taken ill, and confined to her bed for several days.
During this interval, one of the servants, happening to examine the apparel she
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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