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1  These thoughts exhilarated me and led me to apply with fresh ardour to the acquiring the art of language.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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2  He had also changed my apartment; for he perceived that I had acquired a dislike for the room which had previously been my laboratory.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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3  One man's life or death were but a small price to pay for the acquirement of the knowledge which I sought, for the dominion I should acquire and transmit over the elemental foes of our race.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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4  One man's life or death were but a small price to pay for the acquirement of the knowledge which I sought, for the dominion I should acquire and transmit over the elemental foes of our race.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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5  Fortunately the books were written in the language, the elements of which I had acquired at the cottage; they consisted of Paradise Lost, a volume of Plutarch's Lives, and the Sorrows of Werter.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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6  Learn from me, if not by my precepts, at least by my example, how dangerous is the acquirement of knowledge and how much happier that man is who believes his native town to be the world, than he who aspires to become greater than his nature will allow.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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7  He had come forth from the hands of God a perfect creature, happy and prosperous, guarded by the especial care of his Creator; he was allowed to converse with and acquire knowledge from beings of a superior nature, but I was wretched, helpless, and alone.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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