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“My thoughts now became more active, and I longed to discover the motives and
feelings of these lovely creatures; I was inquisitive to know lo why Felix appeared
so miserable, and -Agatha so sad. . I thought (foolish wretch 1) that it might be ...
Agatha, the ever-gentle Agatha, kissed the hands of the lovely stranger; and,
pointing to her brother, made signs which appeared to me to mean that he had
been sorrowful until she came. Some hours passed thus, while they, by their ...
The next morning Felix went out to his work; and, after the usual occupations of
Agatha were finished, the Arabian sat at the feet of the old man, and, taking his
guitar, played some airs so entrancingly beautiful, that they at once drew tears of
When she had finished, she gave the guitar to Agatha, who at first declined it.
She played a simple air, and her voice accompanied it in sweet accents, but
unlike the wondrous strain of the stranger. The old man appeared enraptured,
and said ...
was opened, and Felix, Safie, and Agatha entered. Who can describe their horror
and consternation on beholding me? Agatha fainted; and Safie, unable to attend
to her friend, rushed out of the cottage. Felix darted forward, and with ...
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Mary Shelley's romantic novel first published in 1818 anonymously has been the inspiration for movie monster makers. Since the first film adaptation in 1823, Shelley's creation has been brought to ... Read full review
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It gets lonely when you're a monster. Shelley makes us look at the inhuman aspects of ourselves. When what we create gets out of hand isn't it still our fault? Read full review