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Nothing contributes so much to tranquillize the mind as a steady purpose- a point on which the soul can focus its intellectual eye

("Frankenstein")


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When one creature is murdered, another is immediately deprived of life in a slow torturing manner; then the executioners, their hands yet reeking with the blood of innocence, believe that they have done a great deed.
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