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Elizabeth read my anguish -in my countenance, and kindly taking my hand said, “
My dearest cousin, you must calm yourself. These events have affected me, God
knows how deeply; but I am not so wretched as you are. There is an expression ...
As she walked along, seemingly incommoded by the burden, a young man met
her, whose countenance expressed a deeper despondence. Uttering a few
sounds with an air of melancholy, he took the pail from her head, and bore it to
Agatha list. ened with respect, her eyes sometimes filled with tears, which she
endeavoured to wipe away unperceived; but I generally found that her
countenance and tone were more cheerful after having listened to the
exhortations of her ...
“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 ...
The old man paused, and then continued, “If you will unreservedly conside to me
the particulars of your tale, I perhaps may be of use in undeceiving them. I am
blind, and cannot judge of your countenance, but there is something in your
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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