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assert
used in Frankenstein

3 uses
  • My dear son, I entreat you never to make such an assertion again.
    Chapter 22 (15% in)
  • Chance—or rather the evil influence, the Angel of Destruction, which asserted omnipotent sway over me from the moment I turned my reluctant steps from my father's door—led me first to M. Krempe, professor of natural philosophy.
    Chapter 3 (43% in)
  • My father had often, during my imprisonment, heard me make the same assertion; when I thus accused myself, he sometimes seemed to desire an explanation, and at others he appeared to consider it as the offspring of delirium, and that, during my illness, some idea of this kind had presented itself to my imagination, the remembrance of which I preserved in my convalescence.
    Chapter 22 (9% in)

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