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But it was augmented and rendered sublime by the mighty Alps, whose white and
shining pyramids and domes towered above all, as belonging to another earth,
the habitations of another race of beings. We passed the bridge of Pelissier, ...
As the sun became warmer, and the light of day longer, the snow vanished, and I
beheld the bare trees and the black earth. From this time Felix was more
employed; and the heartmoving indications of impending famine disappeared.
... the gentle ass, whose intentions were o, affectionate, although his manners
were rude, deserved better treatment than a blows and execration. o “The
pleasant showers and genial a warmth of spring greatly altered the o aspect of
Happy, happi earth fit habitation for gods, which so short a time before, was bleak
, damp and unwholesome. My spirits wer, elevated by the enchanting
appearancell, of nature; the past was blotted from my memory, the present was
frozen ; the surface of the earth was hard, and chill, and bare, and I found no
shelter. Oh, earth ! how often did I imprecate curses on the cause of my being!
The mildness of my nature had fled, and all within me was turned to gall and
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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