Vol. I, Chapter VI, pp. 144–145

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus

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

Purchased by Pierpont Morgan in 1910

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The sky above was serene;

And the clouds were gathering on the horison, mass rising above mass, while the lightning they emitted shewed their shapes and size.