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1  The river descends rapidly and winds between hills, not high, but steep, and of beautiful forms.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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2  I had a very confused knowledge of kingdoms, wide extents of country, mighty rivers, and boundless seas.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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3  The sea, or rather the vast river of ice, wound among its dependent mountains, whose aerial summits hung over its recesses.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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4  The rivers were covered with ice, and no fish could be procured; and thus I was cut off from my chief article of maintenance.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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5  She continued her course along the precipitous sides of the river, when suddenly her foot slipped, and she fell into the rapid stream.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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6  I passed the bridge of Pelissier, where the ravine, which the river forms, opened before me, and I began to ascend the mountain that overhangs it.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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7  The mountains of Switzerland are more majestic and strange, but there is a charm in the banks of this divine river that I never before saw equalled.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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8  The sun sank lower in the heavens; we passed the river Drance and observed its path through the chasms of the higher and the glens of the lower hills.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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9  I followed, when I could, the courses of the rivers; but the daemon generally avoided these, as it was here that the population of the country chiefly collected.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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10  Beyond Cologne we descended to the plains of Holland; and we resolved to post the remainder of our way, for the wind was contrary and the stream of the river was too gentle to aid us.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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11  Nature decayed around me, and the sun became heatless; rain and snow poured around me; mighty rivers were frozen; the surface of the earth was hard and chill, and bare, and I found no shelter.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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12  I continued to wind among the paths of the wood, until I came to its boundary, which was skirted by a deep and rapid river, into which many of the trees bent their branches, now budding with the fresh spring.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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13  In one spot you view rugged hills, ruined castles overlooking tremendous precipices, with the dark Rhine rushing beneath; and on the sudden turn of a promontory, flourishing vineyards with green sloping banks and a meandering river and populous towns occupy the scene.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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14  These are my enticements, and they are sufficient to conquer all fear of danger or death and to induce me to commence this laborious voyage with the joy a child feels when he embarks in a little boat, with his holiday mates, on an expedition of discovery up his native river.
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15  I looked on the valley beneath; vast mists were rising from the rivers which ran through it and curling in thick wreaths around the opposite mountains, whose summits were hid in the uniform clouds, while rain poured from the dark sky and added to the melancholy impression I received from the objects around me.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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