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These thoughts supported my spirits, while I pursued my undertaking with
unremitting ardour. My cheek 's had grown pale with study, and my person had
become --emaciated with confinement. Sometimes, on the very brink of certainty,
I failed; ...
... confines of the town, uncertain what path I should pursue. As night approached
, I found myself at the entrance of the cemetery where William, Elizabeth, and my
father reposed. I entered it and approached the tomb which marked their graves ...
What his feelings were whom I pursued I cannot know. Sometimes, indeed, he
left marks in writing on the barks of the trees, or cut in stone, that guided me and
instigated my fury. “My reign is not yet over" (these words were legible in one of ...
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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