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But I was restrained, when I thought of the heroic and suffering Elizabeth, whom I
tenderly loved, and whose existence was bound up in mine. I thought also of my
father, and surviving brother: should I by my base desertion leave them exposed
“My thoughts now became more active, and I longed to discover the motives and
feelings of these lovely creatures; I was inquisitive to know lo why Felix appeared
so miserable, and -Agatha so sad. . I thought (foolish wretch 1) that it might be ...
When I thought of my friends, of the mild voice of . De Lacy, the gentle eyes of
Agatha, and the exquisite beauty of the Arabian, these thoughts vanished, and a
gush of tears somewhat soothed me. But again, when I reflected that they had ...
“Can you wonder that such thoughts transported me with rage 2 I only wonder
that at that moment, instead of venting my sensations in exclamations and agony,
I did not rush among mankind, and perish in the attempt to destroy them. - “While
I thought I had moved your compassion, and yet you still refuse to bestow, on me
the only ...benefit that can soften my heart, and render me harmless. If I have no
ties and no affections, hatred, and vice ther will destroy the cause of my crimes, ...
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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