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The old man, I could perceive, often endeavoured to encourage his children, as
sometimes I found that he called them, to cast off their melancholy. He would talk
in a cheerful aceent, with an expression of goodness that bestowed pleasure ...
The old man appeared enraptured, and said some words, which Agatha
endeavoured to explain to Safie, and by which he appeared to wish to express
that she bestowed on him the greatest delight by her music. The days now
passed as ...
I cherished hope, it is true; but it vanished, when I beheld my person reflected in
water, or my shadow in the moon-shine, even as that frail image and that
inconstant shade. “ I endeavoured to crush these fears, and to fortify myself for
the trial ...
... and she fell into the rapid stream. I rushed from my hiding place, and, with
extreme labour from the force of the current, saved her, and dragged her to shore.
She was senseless; and I endeavoured, by every The MoDERN PRometheus.
She was senseless; and I endeavoured, by every means in my power, to restore
animation, when I was suddenly interrupted by the approach of a rustic, who was
probably the person from whom she had playfully fled. On seeing me, he darted ...
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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