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1  The road ran by the side of the lake, which became narrower as I approached my native town.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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2  As I could not pass through the town, I was obliged to cross the lake in a boat to arrive at Plainpalais.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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3  He looks upon study as an odious fetter; his time is spent in the open air, climbing the hills or rowing on the lake.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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4  The Alps here come closer to the lake, and we approached the amphitheatre of mountains which forms its eastern boundary.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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5  I contemplated the lake: the waters were placid; all around was calm; and the snowy mountains, 'the palaces of nature,' were not changed.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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6  I passed whole days on the lake alone in a little boat, watching the clouds and listening to the rippling of the waves, silent and listless.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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7  Another storm enlightened Jura with faint flashes; and another darkened and sometimes disclosed the Mole, a peaked mountain to the east of the lake.
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8  We possessed a house in Geneva, and a campagne on Belrive, the eastern shore of the lake, at the distance of rather more than a league from the city.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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9  She was no longer that happy creature who in earlier youth wandered with me on the banks of the lake and talked with ecstasy of our future prospects.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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10  The most violent storm hung exactly north of the town, over the part of the lake which lies between the promontory of Belrive and the village of Copet.
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11  It was agreed that, immediately after our union, we should proceed to Villa Lavenza and spend our first days of happiness beside the beautiful lake near which it stood.
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12  I rushed towards the window, and drawing a pistol from my bosom, fired; but he eluded me, leaped from his station, and running with the swiftness of lightning, plunged into the lake.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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13  The shutting of the gates regularly at ten o'clock and the impossibility of remaining on the lake after that hour had rendered our residence within the walls of Geneva very irksome to me.
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14  Sometimes, with my sails set, I was carried by the wind; and sometimes, after rowing into the middle of the lake, I left the boat to pursue its own course and gave way to my own miserable reflections.
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15  But I was enchanted by the appearance of the hut; here the snow and rain could not penetrate; the ground was dry; and it presented to me then as exquisite and divine a retreat as Pandemonium appeared to the demons of hell after their sufferings in the lake of fire.
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16  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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17  The moon had reached her summit in the heavens and was beginning to descend; the clouds swept across it swifter than the flight of the vulture and dimmed her rays, while the lake reflected the scene of the busy heavens, rendered still busier by the restless waves that were beginning to rise.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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