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1  He was deeply read in books of chivalry and romance.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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2  I can hardly describe to you the effect of these books.
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3  I requested his advice concerning the books I ought to procure.
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4  He also gave me the list of books which I had requested, and I took my leave.
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5  But here were books, and here were men who had penetrated deeper and knew more.
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6  Krempe with warmth, "every instant that you have wasted on those books is utterly and entirely lost."
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7  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.
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8  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.
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9  You have been tutored and refined by books and retirement from the world, and you are therefore somewhat fastidious; but this only renders you the more fit to appreciate the extraordinary merits of this wonderful man.
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10  One night during my accustomed visit to the neighbouring wood where I collected my own food and brought home firing for my protectors, I found on the ground a leathern portmanteau containing several articles of dress and some books.
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11  Before, I looked upon the accounts of vice and injustice that I read in books or heard from others as tales of ancient days or imaginary evils; at least they were remote and more familiar to reason than to the imagination; but now misery has come home, and men appear to me as monsters thirsting for each other's blood.
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