“We perceived a low carriage, fixed on a sledge and drawn by dogs, pass on towards the north, at the distance of half a mile; a being which had the shape of a man, but apparently of gigantic stature, sat in the sledge and guided the dogs.”
“She died calmly, and her countenance expressed affection even in death. I need not describe the feelings of those whose dearest ties are rent by that most irreparable evil... ”
"...I beheld the wretch — the miserable monster whom I had created... He might have spoken, but I did not hear; one hand was stretched out, seemingly to detain me, but I escaped and rushed downstairs... catching and fearing each sound as if it were to announce the approach of the demoniacal corpse to which I had so miserably given life.”
“I trembled and my heart failed within me, when, on looking up, I saw by the light of the moon the daemon at the window. A ghastly grin wrinkled his lips as he gazed on me... I left the room, and locking the door, made a solemn vow in my own heart never to resume my labours...”
“But I discovered no trace of him and was beginning to conjecture that some fortunate chance had intervened to prevent the execution of his menaces when suddenly I heard a shrill and dreadful scream. It came from the room into which Elizabeth had retired.”
“...allow me the rest I so much desire; or must I die, and he yet live? If I do, swear to me, Walton, that he shall not escape, that you will seek him and satisfy my vengeance in his death."