Frankenstein

by: Mary Shelley

Chapters 18-20

1
I found that I could not compose a female without again devoting several months to profound study and laborious disquisition.
2
Alas! To me the idea of an immediate union with my Elizabeth was one of horror and dismay.
3
I was now about to form another being, of whose dispositions I was alike ignorant; she might become ten thousand times more malignant than her mate and delight, for its own sake, in murder and wretchedness.
4
The wretch saw me destroy the monster on whose future existence he depended for happiness, and with a howl of devilish despair and revenge, withdrew.