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1  The most learned philosopher knew little more.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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2  I learned also the names of the cottagers themselves.
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3  Some time elapsed before I learned the history of my friends.
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4  These were my first reflections, but I soon learned that Mr. Kirwin had shown me extreme kindness.
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5  I learned that the possessions most esteemed by your fellow creatures were high and unsullied descent united with riches.
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6  I learned, from the views of social life which it developed, to admire their virtues and to deprecate the vices of mankind.
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7  I cannot describe the delight I felt when I learned the ideas appropriated to each of these sounds and was able to pronounce them.
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8  The stranger learned about twenty words at the first lesson; most of them, indeed, were those which I had before understood, but I profited by the others.
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9  While I improved in speech, I also learned the science of letters as it was taught to the stranger, and this opened before me a wide field for wonder and delight.
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10  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.
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11  I learned from Werter's imaginations despondency and gloom, but Plutarch taught me high thoughts; he elevated me above the wretched sphere of my own reflections, to admire and love the heroes of past ages.
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12  He began his lecture by a recapitulation of the history of chemistry and the various improvements made by different men of learning, pronouncing with fervour the names of the most distinguished discoverers.
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13  A strange multiplicity of sensations seized me, and I saw, felt, heard, and smelt at the same time; and it was, indeed, a long time before I learned to distinguish between the operations of my various senses.
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14  I afterwards learned that, knowing my father's advanced age and unfitness for so long a journey, and how wretched my sickness would make Elizabeth, he spared them this grief by concealing the extent of my disorder.
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15  These volumes were my study day and night, and my familiarity with them increased that regret which I had felt, as a child, on learning that my father's dying injunction had forbidden my uncle to allow me to embark in a seafaring life.
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16  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.
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