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1  I hoped to induce you to grant me a boat with which I could pursue my enemy.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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2  As I was occupied in fixing the boat and arranging the sails, several people crowded towards the spot.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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3  The scene was perfectly solitary; a few boats were returning towards land, but I sailed away from them.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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4  As I could not pass through the town, I was obliged to cross the lake in a boat to arrive at Plainpalais.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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5  I pointed to the spot where he had disappeared, and we followed the track with boats; nets were cast, but in vain.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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6  Often, after the rest of the family had retired for the night, I took the boat and passed many hours upon the water.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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7  We had agreed to descend the Rhine in a boat from Strasbourg to Rotterdam, whence we might take shipping for London.
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8  In a few moments I saw him in his boat, which shot across the waters with an arrowy swiftness and was soon lost amidst the waves.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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9  I endeavoured to change my course but quickly found that if I again made the attempt the boat would be instantly filled with water.
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10  I passed whole days on the lake alone in a little boat, watching the clouds and listening to the rippling of the waves, silent and listless.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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11  I lay at the bottom of the boat, and as I gazed on the cloudless blue sky, I seemed to drink in a tranquillity to which I had long been a stranger.
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12  Clouds hid the moon, everything was obscure, and I heard only the sound of the boat as its keel cut through the waves; the murmur lulled me, and in a short time I slept soundly.
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13  Sometimes, with my sails set, I was carried by the wind; and sometimes, after rowing into the middle of the lake, I left the boat to pursue its own course and gave way to my own miserable reflections.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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14  But it refreshed me and filled me with such agreeable sensations that I resolved to prolong my stay on the water, and fixing the rudder in a direct position, stretched myself at the bottom of the boat.
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15  These are my enticements, and they are sufficient to conquer all fear of danger or death and to induce me to commence this laborious voyage with the joy a child feels when he embarks in a little boat, with his holiday mates, on an expedition of discovery up his native river.
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16  A woman deposed that she lived near the beach and was standing at the door of her cottage, waiting for the return of the fishermen, about an hour before she heard of the discovery of the body, when she saw a boat with only one man in it push off from that part of the shore where the corpse was afterwards found.
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17  The son confirmed his father's account, but when Daniel Nugent was called he swore positively that just before the fall of his companion, he saw a boat, with a single man in it, at a short distance from the shore; and as far as he could judge by the light of a few stars, it was the same boat in which I had just landed.
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