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Mary Shelley, ‘Frankenstein’ (1818) and Abortion

Frankenstein (1931) Wikimedia

In a fit of enthusiastic madness I created a rational creature and was bound towards him to assure, as far as was in my power, his happiness and well-being.

This was my duty, but there was another still paramount to that. My duties towards the beings of my own species had greater claims to my attention because they included a greater proportion of happiness or misery.”

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