'increasing confidence in the success of my undertaking'
'I shall satiate my ardent curiosity'
'may tread a land never before imprinted by the foot of man'
'I dedicated myself to this great enterprise'
'do I not deserve to accomplish some great purpose'
'I desire the company of a man who could sympathise with me'
'The shores I so ardently desire to attain'
'a groan burst from his heaving breast'
'I have a pretty present for my Victor'
'she was to be mine only'
'It was the secrets of heaven and earth that I desired to learn'
'watching its progress with curiosity and delight'
'my firmest hopes of future happiness were placed on the prospect of your union'
'She devoted herself to those'
'I ardently desired the acquisition of knowledge'
'my sole occupation'
'engaged, heart and soul, in one pursuit'
'His yellow skin scarcely covered the work of muscles'
'breathless horror and disgust filled my heart'
'It was from my own Elizabeth'
'William is dead! - that sweet child'
'more hideous than belongs to humanity'
'rash ignorance which I had let loose upon the world'
'There was the same candour, the same vivacity…intellect'
'I the cause'
'But I, the true murderer'
'savage and enduring scenes'
'The immense mountains'
'maternal nature bade me weep no more'
'it was the wretch whom I had created'
'Do your duty towards me'
'Yet you, my creator, detest and spurn me'
'Begone! Vile insect'
'my natural Lord and King'
'destroy your own creature'
'orb of night had greatly lessened'
'fearfully took refuge in a low hovel'
'still more from the barbarity of man'
'smiled with such kindness and affection'
'mixture of pain and pleasure'
'I withdrew from the window, unable to bear these emotions'
'I remembered too well the treatment I had suffered'
'an imperfect and solitary being should be wretched'
'I observed, with pleasure'
'This was indeed a Godlike science, and I ardently desired to become acquainted with it'
'the monster that I am'
'Alas! I did not yet entirely know the fatal effects of this miserable deformity'
'Felix seemed ravished with delight when he saw her'
'my wonder ceased and I turned away with disgust and loathing'
'Of my creation and creator I was absolutely ignorant, but I knew that I possessed no money, no friends, no kind of property. I was, besides, endued with a figure hideously deformed and loathsome.'
'No father had watched my infant days'
'taught her to aspire to higher powers of intellect'
'He had come forth from the hands of God a perfect creature, happy and prosperous, guarded by the especial care of his Creator'
'Why did you form a monster so hideous that even YOU turned away in disgust?'
'solely directed towards my plan of introducing myself'
'this was the hour and moment of trial, which would decide my hopes or realise my fears.'
'He dashed me to the ground and struck me violently'
'just as the lion rends the antelope'
'Cursed cursed creator! why did i live?
'There was none among the myriads of men'
'This was then the reward of my benevolence!'
'my enemy is not invulnerable'
'Thanks to the lessons of Felix and the sanguinary laws of man'
'but one as horrible and as deformed as myself would not deny herself to me'
'Our dear Elizabeth'
'my prospects are entirely bound up in the expectation'
'Alas! to me the idea of an immediate union with my Elizabeth was one of horror and dismay'
'She bade me a tearful silent farewell'
'His soul overflowed with ardent affections'
'I could fill my mind with the sights of heaven and earth'
'I sank again, trembling and hopeless, into my miserable self'
'I was guiltless'
'filthy process in which I was engaged'
'I had not sufficient light for my employment'
'I shuddered to think that future ages might curse me as their pest, whose selfishness'
'The wretch saw me destroy the creature on whose future existence he depended on for happiness, and, with a howl of devilish despair and revenge, withdrew'
'Slave…You are my creator, but I am your master - obey!'
'I feel yet parched with horror'
'my murderous machinations'
'I was carried out of the room in strong convulsions'
'I was absorbed by a gloomy and black melancholy'
'I had unchained an enemy among them'
'They all died by my hands'
'had been the favourite plan of your parents'
'believe yourself bound in honour'
'My Elizabeth I possesed'
'But the remembrance of the threat returned'
'The sun sunk beneath the horizon as we arrived'
'She left me'
'my reign is not over yet'
'I had determined, if you were going southwards, still to trust myself to the mercy of the seas.'
'but how I am sunk'
'If we are lost my mad schemes are the cause'
'You were hereafter to be hailed as the benefactor of your species'
'utter exclamations of grief and horror'
'Oh Frankenstein! Generous and self devoted being!'
'I abhorred myself'
'But now crime has degraded me beneath the meanest animal'
'I am an abortion'
'You hate me; but your abhorrence cannot equal that with which I regard myself'
'He was soon borne away by the waves, and lost in darkness and distance'