1 The monster continued to utter wild and incoherent self-reproaches.
2 His wild and enthusiastic imagination was chastened by the sensibility of his heart.
3 My haggard and wild appearance awoke intense alarm, but I answered no question, scarcely did I speak.
4 Amidst the wilds of Tartary and Russia, although he still evaded me, I have ever followed in his track.
5 It had a wild and rocky appearance, but as I approached nearer I easily perceived the traces of cultivation.
6 In other places human beings were seldom seen, and I generally subsisted on the wild animals that crossed my path.
7 If you consent, neither you nor any other human being shall ever see us again; I will go to the vast wilds of South America.
8 I read and studied the wild fancies of these writers with delight; they appeared to me treasures known to few besides myself.
9 You propose," replied I, "to fly from the habitations of man, to dwell in those wilds where the beasts of the field will be your only companions.
10 I was like a wild beast that had broken the toils, destroying the objects that obstructed me and ranging through the wood with a stag-like swiftness.
11 I strained my sight to discover what it could be and uttered a wild cry of ecstasy when I distinguished a sledge and the distorted proportions of a well-known form within.
12 But it is a still greater evil to me that I am self-educated: for the first fourteen years of my life I ran wild on a common and read nothing but our Uncle Thomas' books of voyages.
13 These were wild and miserable thoughts, but I cannot describe to you how the eternal twinkling of the stars weighed upon me and how I listened to every blast of wind as if it were a dull ugly siroc on its way to consume me.
14 Clerval at first attributed my unusual spirits to joy on his arrival, but when he observed me more attentively, he saw a wildness in my eyes for which he could not account, and my loud, unrestrained, heartless laughter frightened and astonished him.
15 I never saw a more interesting creature: his eyes have generally an expression of wildness, and even madness, but there are moments when, if anyone performs an act of kindness towards him or does him any the most trifling service, his whole countenance is lighted up, as it were, with a beam of benevolence and sweetness that I never saw equalled.