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Frankenstein (1831 version) by Mary Shelley – Delphi Classics (Illustrated)

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    "Dearest Clerval," exclaimed I, "how kind, how very good you are to me. This whole winter, instead of being spent in study, as you promised yourself, has been consumed in my sick room. How shall I ever repay you? I feel the greatest remorse for the disappointment of which I have been the occasion; but you will forgive me."
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    He knew that I could not have a more kind and attentive nurse than himself; and, firm in the hope he felt of my recovery, he did not doubt that, instead of doing harm, he performed the kindest action that he could towards them.
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    felt my flesh tingle with excess of sensitiveness, and my pulse beat rapidly. I was unable to remain for a single instant in the same place; I jumped over the chairs, clapped my hands, and laughed aloud
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    did not before remark how very ill you appear; so thin and pale; you look as if you had been watching for several nights."
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    I welcomed my friend therefore, in the most cordial manner, and we walked towards my college.
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    Two years passed in this manner, during which I paid no visit to Geneva, but was engaged, heart and soul, in the pursuit of some discoveries, which I hoped to make
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    These are the reflections of the first days; but when the lapse of time proves the reality of the evil, then the actual bitterness of grief commences
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    may there discover the wondrous power which attracts the needle; and may regulate a thousand celestial
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    it is certainly more creditable to cultivate the earth for the sustenance of man, than to be the confidant, and sometimes the accomplice, of his vices; which is the profession of a lawyer. I said, that the employments of a prosperous farmer, if they were not a more honourable, they were at least a happier species of occupation than that of a judge, whose misfortune it was always to meddle with the dark side of human nature
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