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“One day, when I was oppressed by cold, I found a fire which had been left by
some wandering beggars, and was overcome with delight at the warmth I
experienced from it. In my joy I thrust my hand into the live embers, but quickly
drew it out ...
I reflected on this; and, by touching the various branches, I discovered the cause,
and busied myself in collecting a great quantity of wood, that I might dry it, and
have a plentiful supply of fire. When night came on, and brought sleep with it, ...
... more easily satisfied. In this emigration, I exceedingly lamented the loss of the
fire which I had obtained through accident, and knew not how to s re-produce it. I
gave several hours to the serious consideration The MoDERN PRom ETHEUS.
riosity. Finding the door open, I entered. An old man sat in it, near a fire, over
which he was preparing his breakfast. He turned on hearing a noise; and,
perceiving me, shrieked loudly, and, quitting the hut, ran across the fields with a
speed of ...
The girl met him at the door, helped to relieve him of his burden, and, taking
some of the fuel into the cottage, placed it on the fire; then she and the youth went
apart into a nook of the cottage, and he shewed her a large loaf and a piece of ...
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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