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mained during the space of several revolutions of the moon in my hovel, I
discovered the names that were given to some of the most familiar objects of
discourse: I learned and applied the words fire, milk, bread, and wood. I learned
also the ...
learned the science of letters, as it was taught to the stranger; and this opened
before me a wide field for wonder and delight. “The book from which Felix
instructed Safie was Volney's Ruins of Empires. I should not have understood the
CHAPTER VA, “Some time elapsed before I learned the history of my friends. It
was one which could not fail to impress itself deeply on my mind, unfolding as it
did a number of circumstances each interesting and wonderful to one so utterly ...
I learned from your papers that you were my father, my creator; and to whom
could I apply with more fitness than to him who had given me life? Among the
lessons that Felix had bestowed upon Safie geography had not been omitted : I
Here, I thought, is one of those whose smiles are bestowed on all but me; she
shalh, not escape: thanks to the lessons of Felix, and the sanguinary laws of man,
I have learned how to work mischief. I approached her unperceived, and placed ...
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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