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I was seized by remorse and the sense of guilt, which hurried me away to a hell of intense tortures as no language can describe

("Frankenstein")


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I see by your eagerness, and the wonder and hope which your eyes express, my friend, that you expect to be in formed of the secret with which I am acquainted. That cannot be.
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A miserable spectacle of wrecked humanity, pitiable to others and intolerable to myself.
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My spirits were elevated by the enchanting appearance of nature the past was blotted from my memory, the present was tranquil, and the future gilded by bright rays of hope and anticipations of joy.
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I felt emotions of gentleness and pleasure, that had long appeared dead, revive within me. Half surprised by the novelty of these sensations, I allowed myself to be borne away by them, and forgetting my solitude and deformity, dared to be happy. Soft tears again bedewed my cheeks, and I even raised my humid eyes with thankfulness towards the blessed sun, which bestowed such joy upon me.
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He seems to feel his own worth, and the greatness of his fall.
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She was no longer that happy creature who in earlier youth wandered with me on the banks of the lake and talked with ecstasy of our future prospects. The first of those sorrows which are sent to wean us from the earth had visited her, and its dimming influence quenched her dearest smiles.
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