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" I had worked hard for nearly two years, for the sole purpose of infusing life into an inanimate body. For this I had deprived myself of rest and health. I had desired it with an ardour that far exceeded moderation ; but now that I had finished, the beauty... "
Miscellaneous Prose Works - Page 258
by Walter Scott - 1853
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 18

1818
...for the sole purpose of infusing life into an inanimate body. Tor this I had deprived myself of rest and health. I had desired it with an ardour that far exceeded moderation ; but now that I had fmished, the beauty of the dream vanished, and breathless horror and disgust filled my heart. Unable...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 18

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Sir William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero Baron Ernle, George Walter Prothero - 1818
...for the sole purpose of infusing life into an inanimate body. For this I had deprived myself of rest and health. I had desired it with an ardour that far exceeded moderation ; but now that 1 had finished, the beauty of the dream vanished, and breathless horror and disgust filled my heart....
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Periodical criticism, Volume 2

Walter Scott - 1835
...for the sole purpose of infusing life into an inanimate body. For this I had deprived myself of rest and health. I had desired it with an ardour that far exceeded moderation ; but uovr that I had finished, the beauty of the dream vanished, and breathless horror and disgust filled...
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The Miscellaneous Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott: Biographical memoirs of ...

Sir Walter Scott - 1838
...purpose of infusing life into an inanimate body. For this 1 had deprived myself of rest and health. 1 had desired it with an ardour that far exceeded moderation ; but now that 1 had finished, the beauty of the dream vanished, and breathless horror and disgust filled my heart....
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The city of the lost, and other sermons [signed GP and GF].

Walter Augustus Gray - 1876
...feelings of human nature. I had devoted myself wholly to this work. For this I had deprived myself of rest and health. I had desired it with an ardour that far exceeded moderation; and now that I had succeeded the beauty vanished, and breathless horror and disgust filled my heart....
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Chambers's Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 5-6

Robert Chambers - 1880
...now that 1 had tlnfehed, the beauty of the dream vanished, aud breathless horror und disgust tilled my heart. Unable to endure the aspect of the being...created, I rushed out of the room, and continued a longtime traversing my bod-chambtT, unable to compose mv mind to sle-p. At length latitude ncCMdaa...
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Punch, Volumes 82-83

Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman - 1882
...hideous then, though to my distraught fancy bearing the promise and the potency of benignant beauty I had desired it with an ardour that far exceeded...and breathless horror and disgust filled my heart. Mingled with this horror I felt the bitterness of disappointment ; dreams vain, violent, conscienceless...
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The London Quarterly Review, Volume 18

1818
...for the sole purpose of infusing life into an inanimate body. For this I had deprived myself of rest and health. I had desired it with an ardour that far...dream vanished, and breathless horror and disgust tilled my heart, Unable to endure the aspect of the being I had created, I rushed out of the room,...
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Frankenstein: or, the Modern Prometheus

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley - 1891 - 317 pages
...for the sole purpose of infusing life into an inanimate body. For this I had deprived myself of rest and health. I had desired it with an ardour that far...of the room, and continued a long time traversing ray bedchamber, unable to compose my mind to sleep. At length lassitude succeeded to the tumult I had...
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English Literature: From the age of Johnson to the age of Tennyson, by ...

Richard Garnett, Edmund Gosse - 1903
...for the sole purpose of infusing life into art inanimate body. For this I had deprived myself of rest and health. I had desired it with an ardour that far...created, I rushed out of the room and continued a longtime traversing my bed-chamber, unable to compose my mind to sleep. At length lassitude CR Maturin...
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