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My father's health was deeply shaken by the horror of the recent events.
Elizabeth was sad and desponding; she no longer took delight in her ordinary
occupations; all pleasure seemed to her sacrilege toward the dead; etermal woe
and tears ...
I dared not think that they would turn them from me with disdain and horror. The
poor that stopped at their door were never driven away. I asked, it is true, for
greater treasures than a little food or rest; I required $3. o #" fill o: !?! T] Wi
Who can describe their horror and consternation on beholding me? Agatha
fainted; and Safie, unable to attend to her friend, rushed out of the cottage. Felix
darted forward, and with supernatural force tore me from his father, to whose
knees I ...
My wife and my sister will never recover their horror. I entreat you not to reason
with me any more. Take possession of your tenement, and let me fly from this
place.” “ Felix trembled violently as he said this. He and his companion entered
I compassionated him, and sometimes felt a wish to console him; but when I
looked upon him, when I saw the filthy mass that moved and talked, my heart
sickened, and my feelings were altered to those of horror and hatred. I tried to
stifle these ...
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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