then, if you can, and if you will, destroy the work of your hands.” “Why do you call
to my remembrance circumstances of which I shudder to reflect, that I have been
the miserable origin and author 2 Cursed be the day, abhorred devil, in which ...
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley. man again, with some tools in his hand, cross the
field behind the cottage; and ... but very bare of furniture. In one corner, near a
small fire, sat an old man, leaning his head on his hands in a disconsolate
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 ...
I read it, as I had read the other volumes which had fallen into my hands, as a
true history. It moved every feeling of wonder and awe, that the picture of an
omnipotent God warring with his creatures was capable of exciting. I often
referred the ...
Urged by this impulse, I seized on the boy as he passed, and drew him towards
me. As soon as he beheld my form, he placed his hands before his eyes, and
uttered a shrill scream: I drew his hand forcibly from his face, and said, 'Child,
what is ...
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