"Everyone loved Elizabeth. The passionate and almost reverential attachment with which all regarded her became, while I shared it, my pride and my delight."
"Before this I was not unacquainted with the more obvious laws of electricity...When Ilook back, it seems to me as if this almost miraculous change and will was the suggestion of the guardian angel in my life."
"I will pioneer a new way, explore unknown powers, and unfold to the world the deepest mysteries of creation."
"God knows how entirely I am innocent."
"the cottagers had a means of prolonging light by the use of tapers, and was delighted to find the setting of sun did not put an end to the pleasure I experienced in watching my human neighbours."
"After an interval I arose and. as if by instinct, crawled into the room where the corpse of my beloved lay."