Frankenstein

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Frankenstein
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  1. I desire the company of a man who could sympathise with me; whose eyes would reply to mine.
    Robert Walton and needs a friend. He is lonely and wants a friend.
  2. My lieutenant, for instance, is a man of wonderful courage and enterprise; he is madly desirous of glory: or rather, to word my phrase more characteristically, of advancement in his profession. He is an Englishman, and in the midst of national and professional prejudices, unsoftened by cultivation, retains some of the noblest endowments of humanity.
    • Robert Walton¬†
    • He is looking for a friend
  3. The master is a person of an excellent disposition, and is remarkable in the ship for his gentleness and the mildness of his discipline. This circumstance, added to his well-known integrity and dauntless courage, made me very desirous to engage him.
    Robert Walton
  4. What a noble fellow!' you will exclaim. He is so; but then he is wholly uneducated: he is as silent as a Turk, and a kind of ignorant carelessness attends him, which, wile it renders his conduct the more astonishing, detracts from the interest and sympathy which otherwise he would command.
    Robert walton talking about the master who gave up hs marriage and qutted his country so the woman he loved could be happy
  5. He was not as the other traveller seemed to be, a saveage inhabitant of some undiscovered island, but an European.
    When they discover Victor Frankenstein on a large fragment of ice with only one dog. He refuses to get on until they tell him where they are going.
  6. I never saw a more intereting creature; his eyes have generally an expression of wildness, and even madness, but there are moments when, if any one performs an act of kindness towards him or does him any the most trifling service, his whole countenance is lighted up...
    Robert Walton talking baout Vic after they save him
  7. he must have been a noble creature in his better days, being even now in wreck so attractive and amiable
    Robert Walton about Vic when they save him
  8. How can I see so noble a creature destroyed by misery, withoiut feeling the most poignant grief?
    Robert Walton says this about Vic after saving him
  9. We are unfashioned creatures, but half made up, if one wiser, better, dearer than ourselves--such a friend ought to be-- do not lend his aid to perfectionate our weak and faulty natures
    Vic says this after asking about Walton's history. Walton says he wanted to find a friend. Vic talks about his once upon a time having a friend
  10. But many things will appear possible in these wild and mysterious regions,
    when Vic warns Walton about hsi knowledge and how he hopes it doesn't sting him
  11. She appeared of a different stock. The four others were dark-eyed, hardy little vagrats; this child was thin and very fair. her hair was the brightest living gold, and despite the poverty of her clothing seemed to set a crown of distinction on her head.
    When Walton's mom sees Elizabeth for the first time and wants to be hers
  12. The world was to me a secret which I desired to divine. Curiosity, earnest research to learn the hidden laws of nature, gladness akin to rapture as they were unfolded to me are among the earliest sensations i can remember
    Vic at the beginning of his story and after he Liz joins the pic
  13. We felt that they were not the tyrants to rule our lot according to their caprice, but the agents and creators of all the many delights which we enjoyed.
    Vic about his parents when he talks about his childhood
  14. The untaught peasant beheld the elements around him, and was acquainted with their practical uses. The most learned philosopher knew little more.
    Man is pushing beyond. This is after discovers Aggripa and his father disregards it.
  15. He had partially unveiled the face of Nature, but her immortal lineaments were still a wonder and a mystery. He might dissect, anatomise and give names; but, not to speak of a final cause, causes in their secondary and tertiary grades were utterly unknown to him. I had gazed upon the fortifications and impediemtns that seemed to keep human beings from entering the citaddel of nature, and rashly and ignorantly I had repined
    Man is pushing beyond. This is after discovers Aggripa and his father disregards it.
  16. Thus strangely are our souls constructed, and by such slight ligaments are we bound to prosperity or ruin
    Victor when he talks about his ambition; it appears after he tells of his discovery with Aggripa and his father's disregard of it
  17. Chance--or rather the evil influence, the Angel of Destruction, which asserted omnipotent sway over me from the moment I turned my reluctant steps from my father's door
    When Victor goes away to school after his mom's death
  18. He was an uncouth man, but deeply imbued in the secrets of his science. He asked me several questions concernign my progress in the different brances of science. appertaining to natural philosophy. I replied carelessly,; and partly in contempt...
    talking about M. Krempt
  19. This professor was very unlike his colleague. He appeared about fifty years of age, but with an aspect expressive of the greatest benevolence; a few grey hairs.... person was short...voice the sweetest
    M. Waldman
  20. A selfish pursuit had cramped and narrowed me, until your gentleness and affection warmed and opened my senses
    when clerval visits after his monstrous creation
  21. Justine was also a girl of merit, and possessed qualities which promised to render her life happy; now all was to be bliterated in an ignominous grave, and I the cause!
    Justine about to be accused fo Will's ddeath
  22. A thousand times rather would I have confessed myself guilty of the crime ascribed to Justine, but i was absent when it was committed, and such a declaration would have been considered as the ravings of a madman, and would not have exculpated her who suffered through me
    Justine about to be accused fo Will's ddeath
  23. During this conversation I had retired to the corner of the prison room, where I could conceal the horrid anguish that possessed me. Despair! Who dared talk of that? The poor victim, who on the morrow was to pass the awful boundary between life and death, felt not, as I did, such deep and bitter agony. I gnashed my teeth and ground them together, uttering a groan that came from my inmost soul.
    After Justine was about to be committed
  24. Thus the poor sufferer tried to comfort others and herself. She indeed gained the resignation she desired. But I, the true murderer, felt the never-dying worm alive in my bosom, which allowed of no hope or consolation. Elizabeth also wept and was unhappy; but hers also was the misery of innocence, which, like a cloud that passes over the fair moon, for a while hids but cannot tarnish its brightness.  Anguish and despair had penetrated into the core of my heart
    When Justine is about to go to her death, she still continues consoling people
  25. I bore a hell within me which nothing could extinguish
    Vic when Justine is about to die
  26. I ought to be thy Adam, but I am rather the fallen angel, whom thou drivest from joy for no misdeed
    the creature to Frank when he meets him up the mountain
  27. I tried to dispel them, but sorrow only increased with knowledge. Oh, that I had forever remained in my native wood, nor known nor felt beyond the sensations of hunger, thirst, and heat!
    the creature after hearing about the Ruins of Empires and Christianity, chivalry, and kings and discovering man is basedon power and wealth
  28. I felt the greatest ardour for virtue rise within me, adn abhorrence for vice
    When he begins reading hte books he found such as PL and Plutarch
  29. Slave, I before reasoned with you, but you have proved yourself unworthy of my condescension. Remember that I have power; you believe yourself miserable, but I can make you so wretched that the light of day will be hateful to you. You are my creator, but I am your master--obey!"
    After Vic destroys the female he was creating
  30. I trod heaven in my thoughts, now exulting in my powers, now burning with the idea of their effects. From my infancy I was imbued wtih hugh hopes and a lofty ambition; but how am i sunk! Oh! my friend, if you had known me as I once was, you would not recognzse me in this state of degradation. Despondency rarely visited my heart; a high destiny seemed to bear me on, until i fell, never, never again to rise
    Vic's story is over. Shortly before this quote, Walton wants to know details of the creature's creation and Vic reprimands him for wanting to know.
  31. But it is even so; the fallen angel becomes the malignant devil
    the creature when he visits Vic after he's died and talks about his actions which he regrts

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