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lo | 7|| of revenge burst all bounds of moderation. I would have made a
pilgrimage to the highest peak of the Andes, could I, when there, have
precipitated him to their base. I wished to see him again, that ! might wreak the
utmost extent of *8°r ...
There is an expression of despair, and sometimes of revenge, in your
countenance, that makes me tremble. Be calm, my dear Victor; I would sacrifice
my life to your peace. We surely shall be happy: quiet in our native country, and
not mingling ...
For the first time the feelings of revenge and hatred filled my bosom, and I did not
strive to controul them ; but, allowing myself to be borne away by the stream, I
bent my mind towards injury and death. When I thought of my friends, of the mild
My daily vows rose for revenge—a deep and deadly revenge, such as would
alone compensate for the outrages and anguish I had endured. “ After some
weeks my wound healed, and I continued THE MoDERN PROMETHEUS. 135.
“'Frankenstein you belong then to my enemy—to him towards whom I have sworn
eternal revenge; you shall be my first victim.' ... - “ The child still struggled, and
loaded me with epithets which carried despair to my heart: I grasped his -- throat
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