- Sometimes I could not prevail on myself to enter my laboratory for several days, and at other times I toiled day and night in order to complete my work.Chapter 19 (91% in)
- With his permission my mother prevailed on her rustic guardians to yield their charge to her.Chapter 1 (87% in)
- My aunt observed this, and when Justine was twelve years of age, prevailed on her mother to allow her to live at our house.Chapter 6 (19% in)
- The republican institutions of our country have produced simpler and happier manners than those which prevail in the great monarchies that surround it.Chapter 6 (20% in)
There are no more uses of "prevail" in Frankenstein.
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