“It is with considerable difficulty that i remember the original era of my being; all the events of that period appear confused and indistinct”(Shelley 99).
"I felt tormented by hunger and thirst. This roused me from my nearly formant state, and i ate some berries which i found hanging on the trees or lying of the ground. I slaked my thirst at the brook, and then lying down , i was overcome by sleep"(shelley 99}
“It was dark when i awoke; I felt cold also, and half frightened, as it were, instinctively, finding myself so desolate.... . . I was poor, helpless, miserable wretch; I knew and could disti nguish, nothing; but feeling pain invade me all sides, I sat down and wept”(Shelley 99-100).
"I found a fire which had been left by some wandering beggars, and was overcome with delight at the warmth I experienced from it.IN my joy I thrust my hand into the live embers, but quickly drew it out again with a cry of pain"(Shelley 101).
“ I proceeded across the fields for several hours, until at sunset I arrived at a village. How miraculous did this appear! The huts, the neater cottages, and stately houses gardens, the milk and cheese i saw placed at the windows of some of the cottages,allured my appetite.”(Shelley 103).