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I was a poor, helpless, miserable wretch ; I knew, and could distinguish, nothing;
but, feeling pain invade me on all sides, I sat down and wept. “Soon a gentle light
stole over the heavens, and gave me a sensation of pleasure. I started up, and ...
He raised her, and smiled with snch kindness and affection, that I felt sensations
of a peculiar and over. powering nature: they were a mixture of pain and pleasure
, such as I had never before experienced, either from hunger or cold, warmth or ...
I saw him on the point of repeating his blow, When, overcome by pain and
anguish, I quitted the cottage, and in the general tumult escaped unperceived to
my hovel. - it | || t t CHAPTER VIII. In &c. Cursed, THE MoDERN PROMETHEUS.
I sunk to the ground, and my injurer, with increased swiftness, escaped into the
wood. - “This was then the reward of my benevolence I had saved a human being
from destruction, and, as a recompence, I now writhed under the miserable pain ...
Inflamed by pain, I vowed eternal hatred and Vengeance to all mankind. But the
agony of my wound overcame me; my pulses paused, and I fainted. “ For some
weeks I led a miserable life in the woods, endeavouring to cure the wound which
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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