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1
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” I am going to unexplored regions , to “the land of mist and snow;” but I shall kill no albatross, therefore do not be alarmed for my safety”

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Walton

2
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“… but this apparition seemed to denote that it was not, in reality, so distant as we had supposed”

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Walton

3
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“He excites at once my admiration and my pity to an astonishing degree”

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Walton

4
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“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”

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Walton

5
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“… divine wanderer”

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Walton

6
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“My father looked carelessly at the title-page of my book, and said, “Ah! Cornelius Agrippa! My dear Victor, do not waste your time upon this; it is sad trash.”

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Victor

7
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“I ardently desired the acquisition of knowledge.”

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Victor

8
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“… the more fully I entered into the science, the more exclusively I pursued it for its own sake”

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Victor

9
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“I alone should be reserved to discover so astonishing a secret… Remember, I am not recording the vision of madman.”

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Victor

10
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“After so much time spent in painful labour, to arrive at once at the summit of my desires, was the most gratifying consummation of my toils. But this discovery was so great and overwhelming, that all the steps by which I had been progressively led to it were obliterated, and I beheld only the result”

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Victor

11
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“Learn from me, if not by my precepts, at least by my example, how dangerous is the acquirement of knowledge, and how much happier that man is who believes his native town to be the world, than he who aspires to become greater than his nature will allow.”

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Victor

12
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“A new species would bless me as its creator and source”

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Victor

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14
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“I am alone, and miserable; ,am will not associate with me; but one as deformed and horrible as myself would not deny herself to me… This being you must create.”

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Creature

15
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“I am malicious because I am miserable… You, my creator, would tear me to pieces”

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Creature

16
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“I shuddered to think that future ages might curse me as their pest, whose selfishness had not hesitated to buy its own peace at the price perhaps of the existence of the whole human race.”

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Victor

17
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“I have endured incalculable fatigue, and cold, and hunger; do you dare destroy my hopes?”

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Creature

18
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“I had feelings of affection, and they were requited by detestation and scorn.”

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Creature

19
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“Beware; for I am fearless, and therefore powerful.”

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Creature

20
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“…thanked my guiding spirit”

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Creature

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