Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus
London: Printed for Lackington, Hughes, Harding, Mavor, & Jones, 1818.
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan in 1910
Vol. I, pp. 2–3
There, Margaret, the sun is constantly visible for more than half the year;
ruled by different laws and in which numerous circumstances enforce a belief that the aspect of nature differs essentially from anything of which we have any experience