Vol. II, Chapter III, pp. 42–43

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus

London: Printed for Lackington, Hughes, Harding, Mavor, & Jones, 1818.

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Vol. II, pp. 42–43

p. 42
overcome by fatigue, and lying down among some straw, I fell asleep.

p. 43
Night came on as I wandered with wild agitation among the hedges and fields that surrounded me; I felt chill, and darkness, which ever filled me with dread, seemed to press with double weight upon my blinded organs. I looked round for shelter