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Absence cannot have rendered you callous to our joys and griefs; and how shall I
inflict pain on my long absent son? I wish to prepare you for the woeful news, but
I know it is impossible; even now your eye skims over the page, to seek the ...
“How kind and generous you are! every one else believes in her guilt, and that
made me wretched, for I knew that it was impossible: and to see every one else
prejudiced in so deadly a manner rendered me hopeless and despairing.
Justine also was a girl of merit, and possessed qualities which promised to
render her life happy: now all was to be ... She was dressed in mourning; and her
countenance, always engaging, was rendered, by the solemnity of her feelings, ...
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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