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... in a short time I slept soundly. I do not know how long I remained in this
situation, but when I awoke I found that the sun had already mounted
considerably. The wind was high, and the waves continually threatened the
safety of my little skiff.
clouds that flew before the wind, only to be replaced by others: I looked upon the
sea, it was to be my grave. “Fiend,” I exclaimed, “your task is already fulfilled!” I
thought of Elizabeth, of my father, and of Clerval; all left behind, on whom the ...
We took our passage on board a vessel bound for Havre-deGrace, and sailed
with a fair wind from the Irish shores. It was midnight. I lay on the deck looking at
the stars and listening to the dashing of the waves. I hailed the darkness that shut
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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