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I relied on your innocence; and although I was then very wretched, I was not so
miserable as I am now.” “And do you also believe that I am so very, very wicked?
Do you also join with my enemies to crush me, to condemn me as a murderer?
I perceived, as the shape came nearer (sight tremendous and abhorred!) that it
was the wretch whom I had created. I trembled ... “All men hate the wretched; how
, then, must I be hated, who am miserable beyond all living things! Yet you, my ...
Presently I heard the sound of footsteps along the passage; the door opened,
and the wretch whom I dreaded appeared. ... Remember that I have power; you
believe yourself miserable, but I can make you so wretched that the light of day
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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