To better see all uses of the word
torrent
in
Frankenstein
please enable javascript.

Go to New Version of This Page
This old version has not been updated since 2016,
but we're leaving it in case you prefer it.
Show What's New
Please update your links from the new version.
torrent
Used In
Frankenstein
Go to Book Vocabulary
Go to Word Detail
  • Life and death appeared to me ideal bounds, which I should first break through, and pour a torrent of light into our dark world.
  • The rain was pouring in torrents, and thick mists hid the summits of the mountains, so that I even saw not the faces of those mighty friends.
  • There were no horses to be procured, and I must return by the lake; but the wind was unfavourable, and the rain fell in torrents.
  • Besides, in drawing the picture of my early days, I also record those events which led, by insensible steps, to my after tale of misery, for when I would account to myself for the birth of that passion which afterwards ruled my destiny I find it arise, like a mountain river, from ignoble and almost forgotten sources; but, swelling as it proceeded, it became the torrent which, in its course, has swept away all my hopes and joys.

  • There are no more uses of "torrent" in the book.


    Show samples from other sources
  • Don’t let the torrent of melancholy and drear philosophy drown our world.
    Ray Bradbury  --  Fahrenheit 451
  • Her words come out in a torrent, as if she’s been hoarding them all for this moment.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes

  • Go to more samples
Go to Book Vocabulary
verbalworkout.com . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading