- On every point of general literature he displays unbounded knowledge and a quick and piercing apprehension.Chapter 24 (42% in)
- Those of his successors in each branch of natural philosophy with whom I was acquainted appeared even to my boy's apprehensions as tyros engaged in the same pursuit.Chapter 2 (60% in)
- In a thousand ways he smoothed for me the path of knowledge and made the most abstruse inquiries clear and facile to my apprehension.Chapter 4 (6% in)
- You are forbidden to write—to hold a pen; yet one word from you, dear Victor, is necessary to calm our apprehensions.Chapter 6 (2% in)
- I was ready to sink from fatigue and hunger, but being surrounded by a crowd, I thought it politic to rouse all my strength, that no physical debility might be construed into apprehension or conscious guilt.Chapter 20 (98% in)
- Nor did my hate long confine itself to useless wishes; I began to reflect on the best means of securing him; and for this purpose, about a month after my release, I repaired to a criminal judge in the town and told him that I had an accusation to make, that I knew the destroyer of my family, and that I required him to exert his whole authority for the apprehension of the murderer.Chapter 23 (71% in)
There are no more uses of "apprehension" in Frankenstein.
Typical Usage (best examples)