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In the morning we had seen the mountains at a distance, towards which we
gradually advanced. We perceived that the valley through which we wound, and
which was formed by the river Arve, whose course we followed, closed in upon
us by ...
... I found my feet chilled by the cold damp substance that covered the ground. “. It
was about seven in the morning, and I longed to obtain food and shelter; at
length I perceived a small hut, on a rising ground, which had doubtless been built
In the evening, the young girl and her companion were employed in various
occupations which I did not understand; and the old man again took up the
instrument, which produced the divine sounds that had enchanted me in the
During the morning 1 attended the motions of the cottagers; and when they were
dispersed in various occupations, I slept: the remainder of the day was spent in
observing my friends. When they had retired to rest, if there was any moon, or the
The made many signs which I did not com: prehend; but I saw that her present"
diffused gladness through the cottago dispelling their sorrow as the sun dissi.
pates the morning mists. Felix seemed peculiarly happy, and with smiles of
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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