The Life and Letters of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (of 2) Volume II

The Life and Letters of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (of 2) Volume II

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Excerpt: ...then it begins again, but in summer I am as strong and healthy as possible. The Pg 162 approach of winter fills me with horror, because I know I have eight long months of suffering and sickness. The only amusement I have is Sunday evening, to see Miss F. and some others like her, and the only subject of conversation is to laugh at the Russians, or dress. My God, what a life! But complaint is useless, and therefore I shall not indulge in it. I have said, so as those I love live, I will bear all without a murmur. If ever I am independent, I will instantly retire to some solitude; I will see no one, not even you nor Mary, and there I will live until the horrible disgust I feel at all that is human be somewhat removed by quiet and retirement. My heart is too full of hatred to be fit for society in its present mood. I am very sorry for the death of little Charles. The chances for succession are now so equally balanced
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  • Paperback
  • 187.96 x 325.12 x 12.7mm | 204.12g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236725557
  • 9781236725554