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conscience
used in Frankenstein

6 uses
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Definition
feeling or appraisal of having personally behaved in a morally right or wrong manner
  • You accuse me of murder, and yet you would, with a satisfied conscience, destroy your own creature.
    Chapter 10 (81% in)
  • The conscience of the woman was troubled; she began to think that the deaths of her favourites was a judgement from heaven to chastise her partiality.
    Chapter 6 (32% in)
  • Now all was blasted; instead of that serenity of conscience which allowed me to look back upon the past with self-satisfaction, and from thence to gather promise of new hopes, I was seized by remorse and the sense of guilt, which hurried me away to a hell of intense tortures such as no language can describe.
    Chapter 9 (7% in)
  • My father observed with pain the alteration perceptible in my disposition and habits and endeavoured by arguments deduced from the feelings of his serene conscience and guiltless life to inspire me with fortitude and awaken in me the courage to dispel the dark cloud which brooded over me.
    Chapter 9 (12% in)
  • However, that's none of my business; I am sent to nurse you and get you well; I do my duty with a safe conscience; it were well if everybody did the same."
    Chapter 21 (37% in)
  • If you had listened to the voice of conscience and heeded the stings of remorse before you had urged your diabolical vengeance to this extremity, Frankenstein would yet have lived.
    Chapter 24 (81% in)

There are no more uses of "conscience" in Frankenstein.

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