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In my joy I thrust my hand into the live embers, but quickly drew it out again with a
cry of pain. How strange, I thought, that the same cause should produce such
opposite effects I examined the materials of the fire, and to my joy found it to be ...
The meal was quickly dispatched. The young woman was again occupied in
arranging the cottage; the old man walked before the cottage in the sun for a few
minutes, leaning on the arm of the youth. Nothing could exceed in beauty 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 ...
The plot of Felix was quickly discovered, and De Lacey and Agatha were thrown
into prison. The news reached Felix, and roused him from his dream of pleasure.
His blind and aged father, and his gentle sister, lay in a noisome dungeon, while
I saw him descend the mountain with greater speed than the flight of an eagle,
and quickly lost hims' among the undulations of the sea of ice. - – a . . . . . . . . . . . .3
'. His tale had occupied the whole day; and the sun was upon the verge of 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