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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 ...
Early in the morning before she had risen, he cleared away the snow that
obstructed her path to the milk-house, drew water from the well, and brought the
wood from the outhouse, where, to his perpetual astonishment, he found his store
As the sun became warmer, and the light of day longer, the snow vanished, and I
beheld the bare trees and the black earth. From this time Felix was more
employed; and the heartmoving indications of impending famine disappeared.
When I returned, as often as it was necessary, I cleared their path from the snow,
and performed those offices that I had seen done by Felix. I afterwards found that
these labours, performed by an invisible hand, greatly astonished them ; and ...
Snow fell, and the waters. were hardened, but I rested not. A few incidents now
and then directed me, and I possessed a map of the country; but I often wandered
wide from my path. The agony of my feelings allowed me no respite: no incident ...
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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