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1  My father's age rendered him extremely averse to delay.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 18
2  It appeared to be a handsome young man, about five and twenty years of age.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 21
3  We were brought up together; there was not quite a year difference in our ages.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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4  I wish you could see him; he is very tall of his age, with sweet laughing blue eyes, dark eyelashes, and curling hair.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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5  He has already had one or two little WIVES, but Louisa Biron is his favourite, a pretty little girl of five years of age.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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6  My aunt observed this, and when Justine was twelve years of age, prevailed on her mother to allow her to live at our house.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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7  When I had attained the age of seventeen my parents resolved that I should become a student at the university of Ingolstadt.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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8  The silver hair and benevolent countenance of the aged cottager won my reverence, while the gentle manners of the girl enticed my love.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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9  His blind and aged father and his gentle sister lay in a noisome dungeon while he enjoyed the free air and the society of her whom he loved.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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10  There was a considerable difference between the ages of my parents, but this circumstance seemed to unite them only closer in bonds of devoted affection.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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11  When I was thirteen years of age we all went on a party of pleasure to the baths near Thonon; the inclemency of the weather obliged us to remain a day confined to the inn.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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12  He appeared about fifty years of age, but with an aspect expressive of the greatest benevolence; a few grey hairs covered his temples, but those at the back of his head were nearly black.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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13  I learned from Werter's imaginations despondency and gloom, but Plutarch taught me high thoughts; he elevated me above the wretched sphere of my own reflections, to admire and love the heroes of past ages.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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14  I afterwards learned that, knowing my father's advanced age and unfitness for so long a journey, and how wretched my sickness would make Elizabeth, he spared them this grief by concealing the extent of my disorder.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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15  At that age I became acquainted with the celebrated poets of our own country; but it was only when it had ceased to be in my power to derive its most important benefits from such a conviction that I perceived the necessity of becoming acquainted with more languages than that of my native country.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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16  The colleges are ancient and picturesque; the streets are almost magnificent; and the lovely Isis, which flows beside it through meadows of exquisite verdure, is spread forth into a placid expanse of waters, which reflects its majestic assemblage of towers, and spires, and domes, embosomed among aged trees.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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17  There was a show of gratitude and worship in his attachment to my mother, differing wholly from the doting fondness of age, for it was inspired by reverence for her virtues and a desire to be the means of, in some degree, recompensing her for the sorrows she had endured, but which gave inexpressible grace to his behaviour to her.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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