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1  My first thought was to discover what I knew of the murderer, and cause instant pursuit to be made.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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2  They ascend into the heavens; they have discovered how the blood circulates, and the nature of the air we breathe.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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3  Beaufort had taken effectual measures to conceal himself, and it was ten months before my father discovered his abode.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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4  It was already dusk before we thought of returning; and then we discovered that William and Ernest, who had gone on before, were not to be found.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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5  I had sagacity enough to discover that the unnatural hideousness of my person was the chief object of horror with those who had formerly beheld me.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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6  I did not doubt but that the monster followed me and would discover himself to me when I should have finished, that he might receive his companion.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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7  Sometimes I have endeavoured to discover what quality it is which he possesses that elevates him so immeasurably above any other person I ever knew.
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8  As soon as morning dawned I crept from my kennel, that I might view the adjacent cottage and discover if I could remain in the habitation I had found.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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9  I strained my sight to discover what it could be and uttered a wild cry of ecstasy when I distinguished a sledge and the distorted proportions of a well-known form within.
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10  Morning, dismal and wet, at length dawned and discovered to my sleepless and aching eyes the church of Ingolstadt, its white steeple and clock, which indicated the sixth hour.
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11  My thoughts now became more active, and I longed to discover the motives and feelings of these lovely creatures; I was inquisitive to know why Felix appeared so miserable and Agatha so sad.
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12  Their pronunciation was quick, and the words they uttered, not having any apparent connection with visible objects, I was unable to discover any clue by which I could unravel the mystery of their reference.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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13  About five in the morning I discovered my lovely boy, whom the night before I had seen blooming and active in health, stretched on the grass livid and motionless; the print of the murder's finger was on his neck.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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14  Soon after, however, Felix approached with another man; I was surprised, as I knew that he had not quitted the cottage that morning, and waited anxiously to discover from his discourse the meaning of these unusual appearances.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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15  If this rule were always observed; if no man allowed any pursuit whatsoever to interfere with the tranquillity of his domestic affections, Greece had not been enslaved, Caesar would have spared his country, America would have been discovered more gradually, and the empires of Mexico and Peru had not been destroyed.
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16  I remembered too well the treatment I had suffered the night before from the barbarous villagers, and resolved, whatever course of conduct I might hereafter think it right to pursue, that for the present I would remain quietly in my hovel, watching and endeavouring to discover the motives which influenced their actions.
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17  I suppose some astonishment was exhibited in my countenance, for Mr. Kirwin hastened to say, "Immediately upon your being taken ill, all the papers that were on your person were brought me, and I examined them that I might discover some trace by which I could send to your relations an account of your misfortune and illness."
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