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f *The weather was uncommonly fine; and if mine had been a sorrow to be
chased away by any fleeting circumstance, this excursion would certainly have
had the effect intended by my father. As it was, I was somewhat interested in the
We rise; one wand'ring thought pollutes the day, We feel, conceive, or reason;
laugh, or weep, Embrace fond woe, or cast our cares away; - It is the same: for,
be it joy or sorrow, The path of its departure still is free. . Man's yesterday may ne'
... and once his father paused in his music, and I conjectured by his manner that
he in. quired the cause of his son's sorrow, Felix replied in a cheerful accent, and
the old man was recommencing his music, when some one tapped at the door.
The made many signs which I did not com: prehend; but I saw that her present"
diffused gladness through the cottago dispelling their sorrow as the sun dissi.
pates the morning mists. Felix seemed peculiarly happy, and with smiles of
Was I then a monster, a blot upon the earth, from which all men fled, and whom
all men disowned? - “I cannot describe to you the agony that these reflections
inflicted upon me; I tried to dispel them, but sorrow only increased with
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My favorite book of all time.User Review - TheRavensLenore - Borders
I am in love with the "monster" portrayed in this book. From his point of view, it's when the coldness of the world changes us for the worse. To think that she wrote this novel at such a young age, it is profound. Read full review
A Brief review of "Frankenstein"User Review - VendettLia - Borders
Oh, This is a beautiful book. How its words flow just right with the story, is just Magnificiant. The story is captivating, not to mention wonderfully depressing.(^^) I really do have high respects ... Read full review