"...by the glimmer of the half-extinguished light, i saw the dull yellow eye of the creature open; it breathed hard, and a convulsive motion agitated its limbs"
" I beheld the wretch-the miserable monster whom I had created. he held up the curtain of the bed; and his eyes they may be called, were fixed on me."
"...but I escaped and rushed downstairs. I took refuge in the courtyard belonging to the house which I inhabited,"
"As I drew nearer I observed that it was the Swiss diligence; it stopped just where I was standing, and on the door being opened, I perceived Henry Clerval,"
"'Do not ask me," cried I, putting my hands before my eyes, for I thought I saw the dreaded spectre glide into the room; "he can tell. Oh, save me! Save me!" I imagined that the monster seized me; I struggled furiously and fell down in a fit." It took Victor several months to recover with Clerval at his side the whole time.
"Dearest Clerval," exclaimed I, "how kind, how very good you are to me. This whole winter, instead of being spent in study, as you promised yourself, has been consumed in my sick room..."