Results 1-3 of 29
I have hired a vessel, and am occupied in collecting my sailors; those whom I
have already engaged appear to be men on whom I can depend, and are
certainly possessed of dauntless courage. But I have one want which I have
never yet ...
My parents were possessed by the very spirit of kindness and indulgence. We felt
that they were not the tyrants to rule our lot according to their caprice, but the
agents and creators of all the many delights which we enjoyed. When I mingled ...
I had begun my abjuration with solemnity and an awe which almost assured me
that the shades of my murdered friends heard and approved my devotion; but the
furies possessed me as I concluded, and rage choked my utterance.
What people are saying - Write a review
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