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1  But I did not feel the inconvenience of the weather; my imagination was busy in scenes of evil and despair.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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2  It was thus that I was to be taught to associate evil with their prosecution, happiness with their disregard.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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3  I had determined at one time that the memory of these evils should die with me, but you have won me to alter my determination.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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4  Fear overcame me; I dared no advance, dreading a thousand nameless evils that made me tremble, although I was unable to define them.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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5  The picture appeared a vast and dim scene of evil, and I foresaw obscurely that I was destined to become the most wretched of human beings.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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6  You will rejoice to hear that no disaster has accompanied the commencement of an enterprise which you have regarded with such evil forebodings.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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7  These are the reflections of the first days; but when the lapse of time proves the reality of the evil, then the actual bitterness of grief commences.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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8  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.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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9  A considerable period elapsed before I discovered one of the causes of the uneasiness of this amiable family: it was poverty, and they suffered that evil in a very distressing degree.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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10  I need not describe the feelings of those whose dearest ties are rent by that most irreparable evil, the void that presents itself to the soul, and the despair that is exhibited on the countenance.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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11  I looked towards its completion with a tremulous and eager hope, which I dared not trust myself to question but which was intermixed with obscure forebodings of evil that made my heart sicken in my bosom.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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12  He showed unparalleled malignity and selfishness in evil; he destroyed my friends; he devoted to destruction beings who possessed exquisite sensations, happiness, and wisdom; nor do I know where this thirst for vengeance may end.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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13  Yet it is in your power to recompense me, and deliver them from an evil which it only remains for you to make so great, that not only you and your family, but thousands of others, shall be swallowed up in the whirlwinds of its rage.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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14  But on the day that was to fulfil my wishes and my destiny, she was melancholy, and a presentiment of evil pervaded her; and perhaps also she thought of the dreadful secret which I had promised to reveal to her on the following day.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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15  As yet I looked upon crime as a distant evil, benevolence and generosity were ever present before me, inciting within me a desire to become an actor in the busy scene where so many admirable qualities were called forth and displayed.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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16  But death was no evil to me if the loss of Elizabeth were balanced with it, and I therefore, with a contented and even cheerful countenance, agreed with my father that if my cousin would consent, the ceremony should take place in ten days, and thus put, as I imagined, the seal to my fate.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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17  But I have one want which I have never yet been able to satisfy, and the absence of the object of which I now feel as a most severe evil, I have no friend, Margaret: when I am glowing with the enthusiasm of success, there will be none to participate my joy; if I am assailed by disappointment, no one will endeavour to sustain me in dejection.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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