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“Several changes of day and night passed, and the orb of night had greatly
lessened when I began to distinguish my sensations from each other. I gradually
saw plainly the clear stream that supplied me with drink, and the trees that
shaded me ...
When night came on, and brought sleep with it, I was in the greatest fear lest my
fire should be extinguished. I covered it carefully with dry wood and leaves, and
placed wet branches upon it; and then, spreading my cloak, I lay on the ground, ...
A great fall of snow had taken place the night before, and the fields were of one
uniform white; the appearance was disconsolate, and I found my feet chilled by
the cold damp substance that covered the ground. “. It was about seven in the ...
“Night quickly shut in; but, to my extreme wonder, I found that the eottagers had a
means of prolonging light, by the use of tapers, and was delighted to find, that the
setting of the sun did not put an end to the pleasure I experienced in watching ...
As night advanced, I placed a variety of combustibles around the cottage; and,
after having destroyed every vestige of cultivation in the garden, I waited with
forced impatience until the moon had sunk to commence my operations. “As the
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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