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" Had I a right, for my own benefit, to inflict this curse upon everlasting generations? I had before been moved by the sophisms of the being I had created; I had been struck senseless by his fiendish threats: but now, for the first time, the wickedness... "
Frankenstein, Or, The Modern Prometheus - Page 121
by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley - 1869 - 177 pages
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Frankenstein: or, The modern Prometheus

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley - 1823
...fiendish threats: but now, for the first time, the wickedness of my promise burst upon me ; I shuddered to think that future ages might curse me as their...on looking up, I saw, by the light of the moon, the daemon at the casement. A ghastly grin wrinkled his lips as he gazed on me, where I sat fulfilling...
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The Eerie Book

Margaret Armour - Fiction - 1898 - 207 pages
...fiendish threats ; but now, for the first time, the wickedness of my promise burst upon me ; I shuddered to think that future ages might curse me as their...perhaps, of the existence of the whole human race. refuge in wide and desert heaths ; and he now came to mark my progress, and claim the fulfilment of...
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Autonomous Technology: Technics-out-of-control as a Theme in Political Thought

Langdon Winner - Technology & Engineering - 1978 - 386 pages
...the very existence of the species of man a condition precarious and full of terror." 1 " "I shuddered to think that future ages might curse me as their...perhaps, of the existence of the whole human race." 1 ^ Recognizing what he believes to be a heroic responsibility, Victor commits an act of violence....
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Frankenstein, Or the Modern Prometheus: The 1818 Text

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley - Fiction - 1982 - 287 pages
...fiendish threats: but now, for the first time, the wickedness of my 30 promise burst upon me; I shuddered to think that future ages might curse me as their...perhaps of the existence of the whole human race. ghastly grin wrinkled his lips as he gazed on me, where I sat fulfilling the task which he had allotted...
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Science Fiction: A Historical Anthology

Eric S. Rabkin - Literary Criticism - 1983 - 529 pages
...fiendish threats: but now, for the first time, the wickedness of my promise burst upon me; I shuddered to think that future ages might curse me as their...on looking up, I saw, by the light of the moon, the daemon at the casement. A ghastly grin wrinkled his lips as he gazed on me, where I sat fulfilling...
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Creature and Creator

Paul A. Cantor - Literary Criticism - 1985 - 223 pages
...Had I right, for my own benefit, to inflict this curse upon everlasting generations? ... I shuddered to think that future ages might curse me as their...perhaps, of the existence of the whole human race. (158-59) Later Victor tells his father of the monster's victims: "A thousand times would I have shed...
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Die Bewertung des technischen Fortschritts: e. systemat. Übers. d ..., Volume 2

Johan Hendrik Jacob van der Pot - Economic history - 1985 - 707 pages
...right, for my own benefit, to inflict this curse upon everlasting generations?" (165). ,,I shuddered to think that future ages might curse me as their...perhaps, of the existence of the whole human race" (166). Das Scheusal ruft Frankenstein zur Verantwortung: „You are my creator, but I am your master;...
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Technology and Values

Kristin Sharon Shrader-Frechette, Laura Westra - Philosophy - 1997 - 472 pages
...the very existence of the species of man a condition precarious and full of terror."12 "I shuddered to think that future ages might curse me as their...price, perhaps, of the existence of the whole human race."13 Recognizing what he believes to be a heroic responsibility, Victor commits an act of violence....
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A Geography of Victorian Gothic Fiction: Mapping History's Nightmares

Robert Mighall - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 312 pages
...would make the very existence of the species of man precarious and full of terror. ... I shuddered to think that future ages might curse me as their...price, perhaps, of the existence of the whole human race'.1 ' As will be argued, an historical dimension is central to the Gothic mode; compelling Count...
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Mary Shelley, Frankenstein

Berthold Schoene-Harwood - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 208 pages
...I a right, for my own benefit, to inflict this curse upon everlasting generations? ... I shuddered to think that future ages might curse me as their...perhaps of the existence of the whole human race. (F 1818, p. 138) What does Victor Frankenstein truly fear, which causes him to end his creation of...
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