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Quotes from Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
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1  He was tried and condemned to death.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 14
2  To examine the causes of life, we must first have recourse to death.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 4
3  She died calmly, and her countenance expressed affection even in death.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
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4  The disquisitions upon death and suicide were calculated to fill me with wonder.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 15
5  She weeps continually, and accuses herself unjustly as the cause of his death; her words pierce my heart.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 7
6  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 Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
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7  It appeared to me sacrilege so soon to leave the repose, akin to death, of the house of mourning and to rush into the thick of life.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 3
8  Little did I then expect the calamity that was in a few moments to overwhelm me and extinguish in horror and despair all fear of ignominy or death.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
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9  She most of all," said Ernest, "requires consolation; she accused herself of having caused the death of my brother, and that made her very wretched.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
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10  I felt as if he had placed carefully, one by one, in my view those instruments which were to be afterwards used in putting me to a slow and cruel death.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
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11  When I reflect, my dear cousin," said she, "on the miserable death of Justine Moritz, I no longer see the world and its works as they before appeared to me.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
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12  I lay for two months on the point of death; my ravings, as I afterwards heard, were frightful; I called myself the murderer of William, of Justine, and of Clerval.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 21
13  The weather was fine; it was about the middle of the month of August, nearly two months after the death of Justine, that miserable epoch from which I dated all my woe.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 9
14  One man's life or death were but a small price to pay for the acquirement of the knowledge which I sought, for the dominion I should acquire and transmit over the elemental foes of our race.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
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15  I saw how the fine form of man was degraded and wasted; I beheld the corruption of death succeed to the blooming cheek of life; I saw how the worm inherited the wonders of the eye and brain.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 4
16  I turned with loathing from the woman who could utter so unfeeling a speech to a person just saved, on the very edge of death; but I felt languid and unable to reflect on all that had passed.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 21
17  For the first time the feelings of revenge and hatred filled my bosom, and I did not strive to control them, but allowing myself to be borne away by the stream, I bent my mind towards injury and death.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 16
18  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.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
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19  It was to be decided whether the result of my curiosity and lawless devices would cause the death of two of my fellow beings: one a smiling babe full of innocence and joy, the other far more dreadfully murdered, with every aggravation of infamy that could make the murder memorable in horror.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
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20  Delighted and surprised, I embraced her, but as I imprinted the first kiss on her lips, they became livid with the hue of death; her features appeared to change, and I thought that I held the corpse of my dead mother in my arms; a shroud enveloped her form, and I saw the grave-worms crawling in the folds of the flannel.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 5