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" I beheld the wretch — the miserable monster whom I had created. He held up the curtain of the bed ; and his eyes, if eyes they may be called, were fixed on me. His jaws opened, and he muttered some inarticulate sounds, while a grin wrinkled his cheeks. "
The Quarterly Review - Page 379
1818
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 18

English literature - 1818
...He held up the curtain of the bed ; and his eyes, if eyes they may be called, were fixed on me. His jaws opened, and he muttered some inarticulate sounds,...belonging to the house which I inhabited; •where I remained during the rest of the night, walking up and down in the greatest agitation, listening attentively,...
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Frankenstein: or, The modern Prometheus

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley - 1823
...He held up the curtain of the bed ; and his eyes, if eyes they may be called, were fixed on me. His jaws opened, and he muttered some inarticulate sounds,...court-yard belonging to the house which I inhabited ; where I remained during the rest of the night, walking up and down in the greatest agitation, listening attentively,...
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The Miscellaneous Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott...

Walter Scott - Novelists, English - 1835
...He held up the curtain of the bed ; and his eyes, if eyes they may be called, were fixed on me. His jaws opened, and he muttered some inarticulate sounds,...detain me, but I escaped, and rushed down stairs. 1 took refuge in the courtyard belonging to the house which I inhabited ; where I remained during the...
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Periodical Criticism: Romance

Walter Scott - English literature - 1835
...He held up the curtain of the bed ; and his eyes, if eyes they may be called, were fixed on me. His jaws opened, and he muttered some inarticulate sounds,...cheeks. He might have spoken, but I did not hear : one band was stretched out, seemingly to detain me, but I escaped, and rushed down stairs. I took refuge...
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The Miscellaneous Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott: Biographical memoirs of ...

Walter Scott - Demonology - 1838
...He held up the curtain ofthe bed ; and his eyes, if eyes they may btt called, were fixed on me. His jaws opened, and he muttered some inarticulate sounds,...a grin wrinkled his cheeks. He might have spoken, hut 1 did not hear; one hand was stretched out, seemingly to detain me, but I escaped, and rushed down...
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On Ellis's Specimens of the early English poets. Ellis' and Ritson's ...

Walter Scott - English literature - 1841
...He held up the curtain of the bed; and his eyes, if eyes they may be called, were fixed on me. His jaws opened, and he muttered some inarticulate sounds,...court-yard belonging to the house which I inhabited, where I remained during the rest of the night, walking up and down in the greatest agitation, listening attentively,...
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Miscellaneous Prose Works, Volume 18

Walter Scott - 1853
...He held up the curtain of the bed ; and his eyes, if eyes they may be called, were fixed on me. His jaws opened, and he muttered some inarticulate sounds,...courtyard belonging to the house which I inhabited ; where I remained during the ret>t of the night, walking up and down in the greatest agitation, listening...
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Frankenstein, Or, The Modern Prometheus

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley - 1869 - 177 pages
...He held up the curtain of the bed ; and his eyes, if eyes they may be called, were fixed on me. His jaws opened, and he muttered some inarticulate sounds,...court-yard belonging to the house which I inhabited; where I remained during the rest of the night, walking up and down in the greatest agitation, listening attentively,...
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Chambers's Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers, Robert Carruthers - English literature - 1876
...He held up the curtain of the bed, and his eyes, if eyes they may be called, were fixed on me. His hunder-shower ; and now The arena swims around him...his eyes Were with his heart, and that was far aw down-stairs. I took refuge in the courtyard belonging to the house which I inhabited, where I remained...
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The city of the lost, and other sermons [signed P and Ph].

Walter Augustus Gray - 1876
...overflow so complete! Unable to endure the aspect of the being I had created I rushed from the room. He might have spoken, but I did not hear; one hand...out seemingly to detain me, but I escaped and rushed downstairs." I will not harrow your feelings by tracing out in detail the terrible sequel of the story....
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