1 But even human sympathies were not sufficient to satisfy his eager mind.
2 I thank you," he replied, "for your sympathy, but it is useless; my fate is nearly fulfilled.
3 You must create a female for me with whom I can live in the interchange of those sympathies necessary for my being.
4 During our walk, Clerval endeavoured to say a few words of consolation; he could only express his heartfelt sympathy.
5 For my own part, I begin to love him as a brother, and his constant and deep grief fills me with sympathy and compassion.
6 I know that the sympathy of a stranger can be but of little relief to one borne down as you are by so strange a misfortune.
7 Her sympathy was ours; her smile, her soft voice, the sweet glance of her celestial eyes, were ever there to bless and animate us.
8 I checked, therefore, my impatient thirst for sympathy and was silent when I would have given the world to have confided the fatal secret.
9 I asked, it is true, for greater treasures than a little food or rest: I required kindness and sympathy; but I did not believe myself utterly unworthy of it.
10 I spoke of my desire of finding a friend, of my thirst for a more intimate sympathy with a fellow mind than had ever fallen to my lot, and expressed my conviction that a man could boast of little happiness who did not enjoy this blessing.
11 He is so; but then he is wholly uneducated: he is as silent as a Turk, and a kind of ignorant carelessness attends him, which, while it renders his conduct the more astonishing, detracts from the interest and sympathy which otherwise he would command.
12 I was easily led by the sympathy which he evinced to use the language of my heart, to give utterance to the burning ardour of my soul and to say, with all the fervour that warmed me, how gladly I would sacrifice my fortune, my existence, my every hope, to the furtherance of my enterprise.
13 Even if they were to leave Europe and inhabit the deserts of the new world, yet one of the first results of those sympathies for which the daemon thirsted would be children, and a race of devils would be propagated upon the earth who might make the very existence of the species of man a condition precarious and full of terror.