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  • Amidst the wilds of Tartary and Russia, although he still evaded me, I have ever followed in his track.
    Chapter 24 (9% in)
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  • We have already reached a very high latitude; but it is the height of summer, and although not so warm as in England, the southern gales, which blow us speedily towards those shores which I so ardently desire to attain, breathe a degree of renovating warmth which I had not expected.
    Introductory Letters (48% in)
  • R.W. Letter 4 To Mrs. Saville, England August 5th, 17— So strange an accident has happened to us that I cannot forbear recording it, although it is very probable that you will see me before these papers can come into your possession.
    Introductory Letters (52% in)
  • On perceiving me, the stranger addressed me in English, although with a foreign accent.
    Introductory Letters (60% in)
  • Yet his manners are so conciliating and gentle that the sailors are all interested in him, although they have had very little communication with him.
    Introductory Letters (74% in)
  • He is so gentle, yet so wise; his mind is so cultivated, and when he speaks, although his words are culled with the choicest art, yet they flow with rapidity and unparalleled eloquence.
    Introductory Letters (77% in)
  • Yet, although unhappy, he is not so utterly occupied by his own misery but that he interests himself deeply in the projects of others.
    Introductory Letters (77% in)
  • The time at length arrives when grief is rather an indulgence than a necessity; and the smile that plays upon the lips, although it may be deemed a sacrilege, is not banished.
    Chapter 3 (19% in)
  • It was very different when the masters of the science sought immortality and power; such views, although futile, were grand; but now the scene was changed.
    Chapter 3 (60% in)
  • And although I could not consent to go and hear that little conceited fellow deliver sentences out of a pulpit, I recollected what he had said of M. Waldman, whom I had never seen, as he had hitherto been out of town.
    Chapter 3 (64% in)
  • Although I possessed the capacity of bestowing animation, yet to prepare a frame for the reception of it, with all its intricacies of fibres, muscles, and veins, still remained a work of inconceivable difficulty and labour.
    Chapter 4 (49% in)
  • Pursuing these reflections, I thought that if I could bestow animation upon lifeless matter, I might in process of time (although I now found it impossible) renew life where death had apparently devoted the body to corruption.
    Chapter 4 (64% in)
  • I did not dare return to the apartment which I inhabited, but felt impelled to hurry on, although drenched by the rain which poured from a black and comfortless sky.
    Chapter 5 (35% in)
  • Although her disposition was gay and in many respects inconsiderate, yet she paid the greatest attention to every gesture of my aunt.
    Chapter 6 (27% in)
  • I saw plainly that he was surprised, but he never attempted to draw my secret from me; and although I loved him with a mixture of affection and reverence that knew no bounds, yet I could never persuade myself to confide in him that event which was so often present to my recollection, but which I feared the detail to another would only impress more deeply.
    Chapter 6 (63% in)
  • The winter, however, was spent cheerfully; and although the spring was uncommonly late, when it came its beauty compensated for its dilatoriness.
    Chapter 6 (84% in)
  • We have no trace of him at present, although our exertions to discover him are unremitted; but they will not restore my beloved William!
    Chapter 7 (15% in)
  • One sudden and desolating change had taken place; but a thousand little circumstances might have by degrees worked other alterations, which, although they were done more tranquilly, might not be the less decisive.
    Chapter 7 (31% in)
  • Fear overcame me; I dared no advance, dreading a thousand nameless evils that made me tremble, although I was unable to define them.
    Chapter 7 (32% in)
  • I quitted my seat, and walked on, although the darkness and storm increased every minute, and the thunder burst with a terrific crash over my head.
    Chapter 7 (44% in)
  • Yet she appeared confident in innocence and did not tremble, although gazed on and execrated by thousands, for all the kindness which her beauty might otherwise have excited was obliterated in the minds of the spectators by the imagination of the enormity she was supposed to have committed.
    Chapter 8 (7% in)
  • Sometimes she struggled with her tears, but when she was desired to plead, she collected her powers and spoke in an audible although variable voice.
    Chapter 8 (19% in)
  • I beg permission to have a few witnesses examined concerning my character, and if their testimony shall not overweigh my supposed guilt, I must be condemned, although I would pledge my salvation on my innocence.
    Chapter 8 (33% in)
  • Elizabeth saw even this last resource, her excellent dispositions and irreproachable conduct, about to fail the accused, when, although violently agitated, she desired permission to address the court.
    Chapter 8 (35% in)
  • "Yes," said Elizabeth, "I will go, although she is guilty; and you, Victor, shall accompany me; I cannot go alone."
    Chapter 8 (60% in)
  • I relied on your innocence, and although I was then very wretched, I was not so miserable as I am now.
    Chapter 8 (64% in)
  • This advice, although good, was totally inapplicable to my case; I should have been the first to hide my grief and console my friends if remorse had not mingled its bitterness, and terror its alarm, with my other sensations.
    Chapter 9 (17% in)
  • They elevated me from all littleness of feeling, and although they did not remove my grief, they subdued and tranquillized it.
    Chapter 10 (7% in)
  • Life, although it may only be an accumulation of anguish, is dear to me, and I will defend it.
    Chapter 10 (62% in)
  • Cursed (although I curse myself) be the hands that formed you!
    Chapter 10 (85% in)
  • No wood, however, was placed on the earth, which formed the floor, but it was dry; and although the wind entered it by innumerable chinks, I found it an agreeable asylum from the snow and rain.
    Chapter 11 (58% in)
  • I could mention innumerable instances which, although slight, marked the dispositions of these amiable cottagers.
    Chapter 12 (54% in)
  • I improved, however, sensibly in this science, but not sufficiently to follow up any kind of conversation, although I applied my whole mind to the endeavour, for I easily perceived that, although I eagerly longed to discover myself to the cottagers, I ought not to make the attempt until I had first become master of their language, which knowledge might enable me to make them overlook the deformity of my figure, for with this also the contrast perpetually presented to my eyes had made...
    Chapter 12 (64% in)
  • I improved, however, sensibly in this science, but not sufficiently to follow up any kind of conversation, although I applied my whole mind to the endeavour, for I easily perceived that, although I eagerly longed to discover myself to the cottagers, I ought not to make the attempt until I had first become master of their language, which knowledge might enable me to make them overlook the deformity of my figure, for with this also the contrast perpetually presented to my eyes had made...
    Chapter 12 (65% in)
  • My organs were indeed harsh, but supple; and although my voice was very unlike the soft music of their tones, yet I pronounced such words as I understood with tolerable ease.
    Chapter 12 (92% in)
  • It was as the ass and the lap-dog; yet surely the gentle ass whose intentions were affectionate, although his manners were rude, deserved better treatment than blows and execration.
    Chapter 12 (94% in)
  • Her hair of a shining raven black, and curiously braided; her eyes were dark, but gentle, although animated; her features of a regular proportion, and her complexion wondrously fair, each cheek tinged with a lovely pink.
    Chapter 13 (13% in)
  • I soon perceived that although the stranger uttered articulate sounds and appeared to have a language of her own, she was neither understood by nor herself understood the cottagers.
    Chapter 13 (22% in)
  • ...and the green banks interspersed with innumerable flowers, sweet to the scent and the eyes, stars of pale radiance among the moonlight woods; the sun became warmer, the nights clear and balmy; and my nocturnal rambles were an extreme pleasure to me, although they were considerably shortened by the late setting and early rising of the sun, for I never ventured abroad during daylight, fearful of meeting with the same treatment I had formerly endured in the first village which I entered.
    Chapter 13 (48% in)
  • My voice, although harsh, had nothing terrible in it; I thought, therefore, that if in the absence of his children I could gain the good will and mediation of the old De Lacey, I might by his means be tolerated by my younger protectors.
    Chapter 15 (63% in)
  • One day, when the sun shone on the red leaves that strewed the ground and diffused cheerfulness, although it denied warmth, Safie, Agatha, and Felix departed on a long country walk, and the old man, at his own desire, was left alone in the cottage.
    Chapter 15 (65% in)
  • I also am unfortunate; I and my family have been condemned, although innocent; judge, therefore, if I do not feel for your misfortunes.'
    Chapter 15 (90% in)
  • From you only could I hope for succour, although towards you I felt no sentiment but that of hatred.
    Chapter 16 (44% in)
  • Clerval eagerly desired to accept this invitation, and I, although I abhorred society, wished to view again mountains and streams and all the wondrous works with which Nature adorns her chosen dwelling-places.
    Chapter 19 (20% in)
  • I felt the silence, although I was hardly conscious of its extreme profundity, until my ear was suddenly arrested by the paddling of oars near the shore, and a person landed close to my house.
    Chapter 20 (19% in)
  • The sky became clouded, but the air was pure, although chilled by the northeast breeze that was then rising.
    Chapter 20 (69% in)
  • It is true, he seldom came to see me, for although he ardently desired to relieve the sufferings of every human creature, he did not wish to be present at the agonies and miserable ravings of a murderer.
    Chapter 21 (43% in)
  • Then the appearance of death was distant, although the wish was ever present to my thoughts; and I often sat for hours motionless and speechless, wishing for some mighty revolution that might bury me and my destroyer in its ruins.
    Chapter 21 (73% in)
  • I had already been three months in prison, and although I was still weak and in continual danger of a relapse, I was obliged to travel nearly a hundred miles to the country town where the court was held.
    Chapter 21 (74% in)
  • The cup of life was poisoned forever, and although the sun shone upon me, as upon the happy and gay of heart, I saw around me nothing but a dense and frightful darkness, penetrated by no light but the glimmer of two eyes that glared upon me.
    Chapter 21 (79% in)
  • You have travelled; you have spent several years of your life at Ingolstadt; and I confess to you, my friend, that when I saw you last autumn so unhappy, flying to solitude from the society of every creature, I could not help supposing that you might regret our connection and believe yourself bound in honour to fulfil the wishes of your parents, although they opposed themselves to your inclinations.
    Chapter 22 (33% in)
  • I shut up, as well as I could, in my own heart the anxiety that preyed there and entered with seeming earnestness into the plans of my father, although they might only serve as the decorations of my tragedy.
    Chapter 22 (76% in)
  • September 5th A scene has just passed of such uncommon interest that, although it is highly probable that these papers may never reach you, yet I cannot forbear recording it.
    Chapter 24 (54% in)

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