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“I soon perceived, that although to stranger uttered articulate sounds, and
appeared to have a language of ho owfi, she was neither understood by, of
herself understood, the cottagers. The made many signs which I did not com:
prehend; but I ...
Agatha, the ever-gentle Agatha, kissed the hands of the lovely stranger; and,
pointing to her brother, made signs which appeared to me to mean that he had
been sorrowful until she came. Some hours passed thus, while they, by their ...
She played a simple air, and her voice accompanied it in sweet accents, but
unlike the wondrous strain of the stranger. The old man appeared enraptured,
and said some words, which Agatha endeavoured to explain to Safie, and by
which he ...
learned the science of letters, as it was taught to the stranger; and this opened
before me a wide field for wonder and delight. “The book from which Felix
instructed Safie was Volney's Ruins of Empires. I should not have understood the
I knew that every minute was precious to me, yet I remained irresolute in what
manner to commence the interview; when the old man addressed me— “'By your
language, stranger, I suppose you are my countryman;—are ou French ** - “'No; ...
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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