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I was now free. Often, after the rest of the family had retired for the night, I took the
boat, and passed many hours upon the water. Sometimes, with my sails set, I was
carried by the wind ; and sometimes, after rowing into the middle of the lake, ...
Sometimes I tried to imitate the pleasant songs of the birds, but was unable.
Sometimes I wished to express my sensations in my own mode, but the uncouth
and inarticulate sounds which broke from me frightened me into silence again.
sometimes. in. the house, and sometimes in the yard. “On examining my dwelling
, I found that one of the windows of the cottage had formerly occupied a part of it,
but the panes had been filled up with wood. In one of these was a small and ...
The old man, I could perceive, often endeavoured to encourage his children, as
sometimes I found that he called them, to cast off their melancholy. He would talk
in a cheerful aceent, with an expression of goodness that bestowed pleasure ...
“For some days I haunted the spot where these scenes had taken place;
sometimes wishing to see you, sometimes resolved to quit the world and its
miseries for ever. At length I wandered towards these mountains, and have
ranged through ...
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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