VICE in Classic Quotes

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Quotes from Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
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1  I learned, from the views of social life which it developed, to admire their virtues and to deprecate the vices of mankind.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 15
2  My revenge is of no moment to you; yet, while I allow it to be a vice, I confess that it is the devouring and only passion of my soul.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 23
3  Your threats cannot move me to do an act of wickedness; but they confirm me in a determination of not creating you a companion in vice.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 20
4  My vices are the children of a forced solitude that I abhor, and my virtues will necessarily arise when I live in communion with an equal.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 17
5  If I have no ties and no affections, hatred and vice must be my portion; the love of another will destroy the cause of my crimes, and I shall become a thing of whose existence everyone will be ignorant.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 17
6  I felt the greatest ardour for virtue rise within me, and abhorrence for vice, as far as I understood the signification of those terms, relative as they were, as I applied them, to pleasure and pain alone.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 15
7  I then thought that my father would be unjust if he ascribed my neglect to vice or faultiness on my part, but I am now convinced that he was justified in conceiving that I should not be altogether free from blame.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 4
8  For a long time I could not conceive how one man could go forth to murder his fellow, or even why there were laws and governments; but when I heard details of vice and bloodshed, my wonder ceased and I turned away with disgust and loathing.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 13
9  Before, I looked upon the accounts of vice and injustice that I read in books or heard from others as tales of ancient days or imaginary evils; at least they were remote and more familiar to reason than to the imagination; but now misery has come home, and men appear to me as monsters thirsting for each other's blood.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 9