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... occupied with the means of obtaining the information necessary for the
completion of my promise, and quickly availed myself of the letters of introduction
that I had brought with me, addressed to the most distinguished natural
I had before been moved by the sophisms of the being I had created; I had been
struck senseless by his fiendish threats: but now, for the first time, the wickedness
of my promise burst upon me; I shuddered to think that future ages might curse ...
I do break my promise; never will I create and ther like yourself, equal in eformity
and wickedness.” lave, I before reasoned with you, but you have proved yourself
unworthy of my condescension. Remember that I have power; you believe ...
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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