DARKNESS in Classic Quotes

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Quotes from Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
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1  Dear Victor, banish these dark passions.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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2  As I spoke, a dark gloom spread over my listener's countenance.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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3  He was soon borne away by the waves and lost in darkness and distance.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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4  Night also closed around; and when I could hardly see the dark mountains, I felt still more gloomily.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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5  The thunder ceased; but the rain still continued, and the scene was enveloped in an impenetrable darkness.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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6  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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7  Life and death appeared to me ideal bounds, which I should first break through, and pour a torrent of light into our dark world.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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8  I hailed the darkness that shut Ireland from my sight, and my pulse beat with a feverish joy when I reflected that I should soon see Geneva.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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9  I quitted my seat, and walked on, although the darkness and storm increased every minute, and the thunder burst with a terrific crash over my head.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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10  I knew that I ought to hasten my descent towards the valley, as I should soon be encompassed in darkness; but my heart was heavy, and my steps slow.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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11  We, however, lay to until the morning, fearing to encounter in the dark those large loose masses which float about after the breaking up of the ice.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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12  As the images that floated before me became more distinct, I grew feverish; a darkness pressed around me; no one was near me who soothed me with the gentle voice of love; no dear hand supported me.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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13  Having conquered the violence of his feelings, he appeared to despise himself for being the slave of passion; and quelling the dark tyranny of despair, he led me again to converse concerning myself personally.
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14  It was completely dark when I arrived in the environs of Geneva; the gates of the town were already shut; and I was obliged to pass the night at Secheron, a village at the distance of half a league from the city.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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15  I felt light, and hunger, and thirst, and darkness; innumerable sounds rang in my ears, and on all sides various scents saluted me; the only object that I could distinguish was the bright moon, and I fixed my eyes on that with pleasure.
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16  The cup of life was poisoned forever, and although the sun shone upon me, as upon the happy and gay of heart, I saw around me nothing but a dense and frightful darkness, penetrated by no light but the glimmer of two eyes that glared upon me.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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17  At one time the moon, which had before been clear, was suddenly overspread by a thick cloud, and I took advantage of the moment of darkness and cast my basket into the sea; I listened to the gurgling sound as it sank and then sailed away from the spot.
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18  It was eight o'clock when we landed; we walked for a short time on the shore, enjoying the transitory light, and then retired to the inn and contemplated the lovely scene of waters, woods, and mountains, obscured in darkness, yet still displaying their black outlines.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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19  It was echoed from Saleve, the Juras, and the Alps of Savoy; vivid flashes of lightning dazzled my eyes, illuminating the lake, making it appear like a vast sheet of fire; then for an instant every thing seemed of a pitchy darkness, until the eye recovered itself from the preceding flash.
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20  My father observed with pain the alteration perceptible in my disposition and habits and endeavoured by arguments deduced from the feelings of his serene conscience and guiltless life to inspire me with fortitude and awaken in me the courage to dispel the dark cloud which brooded over me.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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