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" I considered the being whom I had cast among mankind and endowed with the will and power to effect purposes of horror, such as the deed which he had now done, nearly in the light of my own vampire, my own spirit let loose from the grave and forced to... "
Frankenstein, Or, The Modern Prometheus - Page 50
by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley - 1869 - 177 pages
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The city of the lost, and other sermons [signed GP and GF].

Walter Augustus Gray - 1876
...on to the creation of my hideous enemy. I looked on him nearly in the light of my own vampire—my own spirit let loose from the grave, and forced to destroy all that was dear to me. Anguish and despair had penetrated into the core of my heart. I was seized by remorse and a sense of...
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The Eerie Book

Margaret Armour - Fiction - 1898 - 207 pages
...nearly elapsed since the night on which he first received life ; and was this his first crime ? Alas 1 I had turned loose into the world a depraved wretch,...grave, and forced to destroy all that was dear to me. [Justine, an innocent individual, is charged with the murder, and beheaded on circumstantial evidence....
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Frankenstein, Or the Modern Prometheus: The 1818 Text

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley - Fiction - 1982 - 287 pages
...inconvenience of the weather; my imagination was busy in scenes of evil and despair. I considered the being 20 whom I had cast among mankind, and endowed with the...grave, and forced to destroy all that was dear to me. 25 Day dawned; and I directed my steps towards the town. The gates were open; and I hastened to my...
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The Endurance of Frankenstein: Essays on Mary Shelley's Novel

George Levine, U. C. Knoepflmacher - Literary Criticism - 1982 - 341 pages
...Prospero, he finally acknowledges this thing of darkness his, even acknowledges this thing of darkness him: "my own vampire, my own spirit let loose from the...grave and forced to destroy all that was dear to me" (p. 77). But he cannot bring himself to actualize woman on any level: "Alas! to me the idea of the...
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Creature and Creator

Paul A. Cantor - Literary Criticism - 1985 - 223 pages
...Frankenstein's equation of love and death. He himself sees that the monster serves his own destructive urges: I considered the being whom I had cast among mankind...grave and forced to destroy all that was dear to me. (74) Accordingly, Frankenstein seems to know intuitively what the monster has done, even before he...
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Women in Romanticism: Mary Wollstonecraft, Dorothy Wordsworth, and Mary Shelley

Meena Alexander - Literary Criticism - 1989 - 215 pages
...the monster and its creator are twinned and doubled till one cannot tell itself apart from the other. 'My own vampire, my own spirit let loose from the...grave, and forced to destroy all that was dear to me', cries out Victor in a sudden shock of recognition. He has glimpsed the forbidden truth: the monster...
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War Machine: The Rationalisation of Slaughter in the Modern Age

Daniel Pick - History - 1996 - 292 pages
...earlier. As the creator of the monster, the ironically named Victor, declares: Clausewitz and Friction 3 5 I considered the being whom I had cast among mankind...the grave and forced to destroy all that was dear to me.14 It is moreover around that same period that madness itself is powerfully conceived as an automatism...
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Rebellion, Death, and Aesthetics in Italy: The Demons of Scapigliatura

David Del Principe - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 179 pages
...and Dracula, "He 'ad white kid gloves on 'is 'ands" (chap. 11, 177). 26. Victor Frankenstein remarks: I considered the being whom I had cast among mankind,...grave, and forced to destroy all that was dear to me. (chap. 7, 79) 27. Dracula also recounts his "childhood," an intriguing journey into his memories of...
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Embodied Practices: Feminist Perspectives on the Body

Kathy Davis - Body image - 1997 - 224 pages
...killed his little brother, Frankenstein characterizes the monster as 'my own vampire, my own spirit set loose from the grave and forced to destroy all that was dear to me' (Shelley, 1992: 74). The monster is not just the horrid product of science. It is part of Frankenstein...
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The Vampire Lectures

Laurence A. Rickels - 1999 - 358 pages
...world a depraved wretch whose delight was in carnage and misery; had he not murdered my brother? . . . I considered the being whom I had cast among mankind...grave and forced to destroy all that was dear to me. (74) This is what gets Frankenstein into lectures on vampirism. A few pages later Victor will continue...
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