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1  I never saw any of the family of De Lacey more.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 16
2  'No; but I was educated by a French family and understand that language only.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 15
3  Thus I returned home, and entering the house, presented myself to the family.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
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4  I am by birth a Genevese, and my family is one of the most distinguished of that republic.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
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5  I crept into my hovel and remained in silent expectation of the accustomed hour when the family arose.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
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6  Once commenced, it would quickly be achieved, and I might be restored to my family in peace and happiness.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
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7  My father and the rest of the family being obliged to attend as witnesses, I accompanied them to the court.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
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8  I told the servants not to disturb the family, and went into the library to attend their usual hour of rising.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
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9  Often, after the rest of the family had retired for the night, I took the boat and passed many hours upon the water.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
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10  Such were the events that preyed on the heart of Felix and rendered him, when I first saw him, the most miserable of his family.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
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11  He was descended from a good family in France, where he had lived for many years in affluence, respected by his superiors and beloved by his equals.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
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12  I ought to have familiarized the old De Lacey to me, and by degrees to have discovered myself to the rest of his family, when they should have been prepared for my approach.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
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13  The servant instantly showed it to one of the others, who, without saying a word to any of the family, went to a magistrate; and, upon their deposition, Justine was apprehended.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
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14  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 Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
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15  Justine, thus received in our family, learned the duties of a servant, a condition which, in our fortunate country, does not include the idea of ignorance and a sacrifice of the dignity of a human being.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
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16  He passed his younger days perpetually occupied by the affairs of his country; a variety of circumstances had prevented his marrying early, nor was it until the decline of life that he became a husband and the father of a family.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
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17  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 Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
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18  I found that the youth spent a great part of each day in collecting wood for the family fire, and during the night I often took his tools, the use of which I quickly discovered, and brought home firing sufficient for the consumption of several days.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
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19  She nursed Madame Frankenstein, my aunt, in her last illness, with the greatest affection and care and afterwards attended her own mother during a tedious illness, in a manner that excited the admiration of all who knew her, after which she again lived in my uncle's house, where she was beloved by all the family.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
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20  Felix soon learned that the treacherous Turk, for whom he and his family endured such unheard-of oppression, on discovering that his deliverer was thus reduced to poverty and ruin, became a traitor to good feeling and honour and had quitted Italy with his daughter, insultingly sending Felix a pittance of money to aid him, as he said, in some plan of future maintenance.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 14