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If, instead of this remark, my father had taken the pains to explain to me that the
principles of Agrippa had been entirely exploded, and that a modern system of
science had been introduced, which possessed much greater powers than the ...
“Little alteration, except the growth of our dear children, has taken place since
you left us. The blue lake, think our placid home and our contented hearts are 2
regulated by the same immutable laws. My trifling } ~ occupations take up my
Mr. Kerwin, on hearing this evidence, desired that I should be taken into the room
where the body lay for interment, that it might be observed what effect the sight of
it would produce upon me. This idea was probably suggested by the extreme ...
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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