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1  By the virtues that I once possessed, I demand this from you.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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2  My parents were possessed by the very spirit of kindness and indulgence.
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3  But Caroline Beaufort possessed a mind of an uncommon mould, and her courage rose to support her in her adversity.
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4  It was not joy only that possessed me; I felt my flesh tingle with excess of sensitiveness, and my pulse beat rapidly.
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5  The volume of Plutarch's Lives which I possessed contained the histories of the first founders of the ancient republics.
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6  I found that these people possessed a method of communicating their experience and feelings to one another by articulate sounds.
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7  During this conversation I had retired to a corner of the prison room, where I could conceal the horrid anguish that possessed me.
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8  She told me, that that same evening William had teased her to let him wear a very valuable miniature that she possessed of your mother.
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9  I confess that neither the structure of languages, nor the code of governments, nor the politics of various states possessed attractions for me.
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10  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.
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11  I have no one near me, gentle yet courageous, possessed of a cultivated as well as of a capacious mind, whose tastes are like my own, to approve or amend my plans.
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12  I have hired a vessel and am occupied in collecting my sailors; those whom I have already engaged appear to be men on whom I can depend and are certainly possessed of dauntless courage.
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13  One secret which I alone possessed was the hope to which I had dedicated myself; and the moon gazed on my midnight labours, while, with unrelaxed and breathless eagerness, I pursued nature to her hiding-places.
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14  Although I possessed the capacity of bestowing animation, yet to prepare a frame for the reception of it, with all its intricacies of fibres, muscles, and veins, still remained a work of inconceivable difficulty and labour.
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15  I said in one of my letters, my dear Margaret, that I should find no friend on the wide ocean; yet I have found a man who, before his spirit had been broken by misery, I should have been happy to have possessed as the brother of my heart.
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16  A few months before my arrival they had lived in a large and luxurious city called Paris, surrounded by friends and possessed of every enjoyment which virtue, refinement of intellect, or taste, accompanied by a moderate fortune, could afford.
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17  Felix rejected his offers with contempt, yet when he saw the lovely Safie, who was allowed to visit her father and who by her gestures expressed her lively gratitude, the youth could not help owning to his own mind that the captive possessed a treasure which would fully reward his toil and hazard.
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