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Quotes from Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
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1  My sufferings were augmented also by the oppressive sense of the injustice and ingratitude of their infliction.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 16
2  I was alone; none were near me to dissipate the gloom and relieve me from the sickening oppression of the most terrible reveries.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 20
3  The light became more and more oppressive to me, and the heat wearying me as I walked, I sought a place where I could receive shade.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 11
4  But he is generally melancholy and despairing, and sometimes he gnashes his teeth, as if impatient of the weight of woes that oppresses him.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
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5  One day, when I was oppressed by cold, I found a fire which had been left by some wandering beggars, and was overcome with delight at the warmth I experienced from it.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 11
6  I was oppressed by fatigue and hunger and far too unhappy to enjoy the gentle breezes of evening or the prospect of the sun setting behind the stupendous mountains of Jura.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 16
7  Every night I was oppressed by a slow fever, and I became nervous to a most painful degree; the fall of a leaf startled me, and I shunned my fellow creatures as if I had been guilty of a crime.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
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8  This sentiment of the worth of my nature supported me when others would have been oppressed, for I deemed it criminal to throw away in useless grief those talents that might be useful to my fellow creatures.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 24
9  When I recovered I found myself surrounded by the people of the inn; their countenances expressed a breathless terror, but the horror of others appeared only as a mockery, a shadow of the feelings that oppressed me.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 23
10  The sleep into which I now sank refreshed me; and when I awoke, I again felt as if I belonged to a race of human beings like myself, and I began to reflect upon what had passed with greater composure; yet still the words of the fiend rang in my ears like a death-knell; they appeared like a dream, yet distinct and oppressive as a reality.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
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11  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