Vol. II, Chapter IV, pp. 56–57

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus

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

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They had appeared to me rich, because their possessions incomparably transcended mine, but I soon learnt, that many of these advantages were only apparent, since their delicate frame made them subject to a thousand wants of the existence of

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which I was entirely ignorant.