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Or, The Modern Prometheus Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley. CHAPTER III WHEN I
had attained the age of seventeen, my parents resolved that I should become a
student at the university ...
But I did not believe my errors to be irretrievable; and, after much consideration, I
resolved to return to the cottage, seek the old man, and by my representations
win him to my party. “These thoughts calmed me, and in the afternoon I sank into
My courage and perseverance were invigorated by these scoffing words; I
resolved not to fail in my purpose; and, calling on Heaven to support me, I
continued with unabated fervour to traverse immense deserts until the ocean
appeared at a ...
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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