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I am very averse to bringing m...

I am very averse to bringing myself forward in print, but as my account will only appear as an appendage to a former production, and as it will be confined to such topics as have connection with my authorship alone, I can hardly accuse myself of a personal intrusion.

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My dreams were all my own I ac...

My dreams were all my own I accounted for them to nobody they were my refuge when annoyed - my dearest pleasure when free.

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The agony of my feelings allow...

The agony of my feelings allowed me no respite no incident occurred from which my rage and misery could not extract its food.

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Nothing contributes so much to...

Nothing contributes so much to tranquilizing the mind as a steady
purpose-a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.

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I felt emotions of gentleness ...

I felt emotions of gentleness and pleasure, that had long appeared dead, revive within me. Half surprised by the novelty of these sensations, I allowed myself to be borne away by them, and forgetting my solitude and deformity, dared to be happy.

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What terrified me will terrify...

What terrified me will terrify others; and I need only describe the spectre which had haunted my midnight pillow.

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But I am a blasted tree; the b...

But I am a blasted tree; the bolt has entered my soul; and I felt then that I should survive to exhibit what I shall soon cease to be - a miserable spectacle of wrecked humanity, pitiable to others and intolerable to myself.

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Life and death appeared to me ...

Life and death appeared to me ideal bounds, which I should first break through, and pour a torrent of light into our dark world.

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The agony of my feelings allow...

The agony of my feelings allowed me no respite; no incident occurred from which my rage and misery could not extract its food.

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And now, once again, I bid my ...

And now, once again, I bid my hideous progeny go forth and prosper. I have an affection for it, for it was the offspring of happy days, when death and grief were but words, which found no true echo in my heart.

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I am very averse to bringing m...

I am very averse to bringing myself forward in print, but as my account will only appear as an appendage to a former production, and as it will be confined to such topics as have connection with my authorship alone, I can hardly accuse myself of a personal intrusion.

189 quotes

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