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“It was on one of these days, when my cottagers periodically rested from labour—
the old man played on his guitar, and the children listened to him—I observed
that the countenance of Felix was melancholy beyond expres. sion: he sighed ...
On hearing this word, Felix came up hastily to the lady; who, when she saw him,
threw up her veil, and I beheld a countenance of angelic beauty and expression.
Her hair of a shining raven black, and curiously braided; her eyes were dark, but
Felix had been present at the trial ; his horror and indignation were
uncontrollable, when he heard the decision of the court. He made, at that moment
, a solemn vow to deliver him, and then looked around for the means. After many
The Turk quickly perceived the impression that his daughter had made on the
heart of Felix, and endeavoured to secure him more entirely in his interests by the
promise of her hand in marriage, so soon as he should be conveyed to a place of
The plot of Felix was quickly discovered, and De Lacey and Agatha were thrown
into prison. The news reached Felix, and roused him from his dream of pleasure.
His blind and aged father, and his gentle sister, lay in a noisome dungeon, while
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My favorite book of all time.User Review - TheRavensLenore - Borders
I am in love with the "monster" portrayed in this book. From his point of view, it's when the coldness of the world changes us for the worse. To think that she wrote this novel at such a young age, it is profound. Read full review
A Brief review of "Frankenstein"User Review - VendettLia - Borders
Oh, This is a beautiful book. How its words flow just right with the story, is just Magnificiant. The story is captivating, not to mention wonderfully depressing.(^^) I really do have high respects ... Read full review