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"Liberty is worth paying for."

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Jules Verne20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
Was I to believe him in earnest in his intention to penetrate to the centre of this massive globe? Had I been listening to the mad speculations of a lunatic, or to the scientific conclusions of a lofty genius? Where did truth stop? Where did error begin?

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Jules VerneJourney to the Center of the Earth
"But now I am return'd, and that war-thoughts have left their places vacant, in their rooms come thronging soft and delicate desires."

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William ShakespeareMuch Ado About Nothing
"We may brave human laws, but we cannot resist natural ones."

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Jules Verne20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
"Alas, poor Yorick!--I knew him, Horatio; a fellow of infinite jest, of most excellent fancy: he hath borne me on his back a thousand times; and now, how abhorred in my imagination it is! my gorge rises at it."

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William ShakespeareHamlet, Prince of Denmark
Nothing contributes so much to tranquillize the mind as a steady purpose.

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Mary ShelleyFrankenstein
"You seek for knowledge and wisdom, as I once did; and I ardently hope that the gratification of your wishes may not be a serpent to sting you, as mine has been."

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Mary ShelleyFrankenstein
Life and death appeared to me ideal bounds, which I should first break through, and pour a torrent of light into our dark world.

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Mary ShelleyFrankenstein
The moon gazed on my midnight labours, while, with unrelaxed and breathless eagerness, I pursued nature to her hiding-places.

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Mary ShelleyFrankenstein
It was already one in the morning; the rain pattered dismally against the panes, and my candle was nearly burnt out, when, by the glimmer of the half-extinguished light, I saw the dull yellow eye of the creature open.

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Mary ShelleyFrankenstein

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