We cannot without depraving our minds endeavour to please a lover or husband but in proportion as he pleases us.
More Quotes from Mary Shelley:How mutable are our feelings, and how strange is that clinging love we have of life even in the excess of misery!
My heart was fashioned to be susceptible of love and sympathy, and when wrenched by misery to vice and hatred, it did not endure the violence of the change without torture such as you cannot even imagine.
The world to me was a secret, which I desired to discover; to her it was a vacancy, which she sought to people with imaginations of her own.
Yet some feelings, unallied to the dross of human nature, beat even in these rugged bosoms.
You seek for knowledge and wisdom, as I once did and I ardently hope that the gratification of your wishes may not be a serpent to sting you,as mine has been.
I shall commit my thoughts to paper, it is true; but that is a poor medium for the communication of feeling. I desire the company of a man who could sympathize with me, whose eyes would reply to mine.
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