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A strange multiplicity of sensations seized me, and I saw, felt, heard, and smelt, at
the same time; and it was, indeed, a long time before I learned to distinguish
between the operations of my various senses. By degrees, I remember, a
Or, The Modern Prometheus Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley. sensation of cold, I had
covered myself with some clothes; but these were insufficient to secure me from
the dews of night. I was a poor, helpless, miserable wretch; I knew, and ...
But it refreshed me, and filled me with such agreeable sensations, that I resolved
to prolong my stay on the water; and, fixing the rudder in a direct position,
stretched myself at the bottom of the boat. Clouds hid the moon, everything was ...
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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