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" IT was on a dreary night of November that I beheld the accomplishment of my toils. With an anxiety that almost amounted to agony, I collected the instruments of life around me, that I might infuse a spark of being into the lifeless thing that lay at my... "
Frankenstein: or, the Modern Prometheus - Page 42
by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley - 1922 - 332 pages
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The Port Folio

Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1818
...process, and hasten to the grand period of consummation. "It was on a dreary night of November, tliat I beheld the accomplishment of my toils. With an anxiety...I might infuse a spark of being into the lifeless tiling that lay at my feet. Ft WAS already one in the morning; the rain pattered dismally against the...
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The Port Folio

Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1818
...period of consummation. "It was on a dreary night of Novemher, that I heheld the accomplishment af my toils. With an anxiety that almost amounted to...of life around me, that I might infuse a spark of heing into the lifeless thing that lay at my feet. It was already one in the morning; the rain pattered...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 18

1818
...struck ns the most on our perusal of it. The first is the account of the animation of the image. ' It was on a dreary night of November, that I beheld...of my toils. With an anxiety that almost amounted tu agony, I collected the instruments of life around me, that I might ”n'use a spark of being into...
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Periodical criticism, Volume 2

Walter Scott - 1835
...author. We shall give it at length, as an excellent specimen of the style and manner of the work. " It was on a dreary night of November that I beheld...toils. With an anxiety that almost amounted to agony, 1 collected the instruments of life around me, that I might infuse a spark of being into the lifeless...
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The Miscellaneous Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott: Biographical memoirs of ...

Walter Scott - Demonology - 1838
...author. We shall give it at length, as an excellent specimen of the style and manner of the work. " It was on a dreary night of November that I beheld...being into the lifeless thing that lay at my feet. Il was already one in the morning ; the rain pattered dismally against the panes, and my candle was...
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A New Spirit of the Age, Volume 2

Richard H. Horne - Authors, English - 1844 - 8 pages
...extravagance of the conception is rendered subservient to artistical effect : — " It was on a dreary nigbt of November, that I beheld the accomplishment of my...almost amounted to agony, I collected the instruments x>f life around me, that I might infuse a spark of being into the lifeless thing that lay at my feet....
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A New Spirit of the Age, Volume 1

Richard H. Horne - Authors, English - 1844 - 365 pages
...genius by which the extravagance of the conception is rendered subservient to artislical effect : — " It was on a dreary night of November, that I beheld the accomplishment of my toils. With an anxiety thnt almost amounted to agony, I collected the instruments of life around me, that I might infuse a...
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A New Spirit of the Age, Volume 1

Richard H. Horne - Authors, English - 1844 - 365 pages
...which the extravagance of the conception is rendered subservient to artist ical effect: — " It wan on a dreary night of November, that I beheld the accomplishment of my toils. With nn anxiety tliat nlmnSt amounted to agony, I collected the instrument! of life -iruninl me, that I...
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Miscellaneous Prose Works, Volume 18

Walter Scott - 1853
...author. We shall give it at length, as an excellent specimen of the style and manner of the work. ** It was on a dreary night of November that I beheld...collected the instruments of life around me, that 1 might infuse a spark uf being into the lifeless thing that lay at my feet. It was already one in...
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Chambers's Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 5-6

Robert Chambers - Authors, American - 1880
...completing the creation of this .tcr are powerfully described : The Monster created by Frankenstein. ras on a dreary night of November that I beheld the accomplishment of my With an anxiety tuat almost amounted to agony, I collected the instrument* around me. that I might...
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