“Did I request thee, Maker, from my clay to mould me Man?”

“Did I solicit thee from Darkness to promote me?” Horror fans, you know what that is: the epigram to Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. It’s a quote from John Milton’s Paradise Lost, which, like many Romantics, Mary Shelley had an incredible boner for. Here, Adam beseeches God after his exile, stating that God bears at least part of […]

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