Invention, it must be humbly admitted, does not consist in creating out of void, but out of chaos.

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Original Citation

Shelley, Mary. Frankenstein, or, The Modern Prometheus. Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley, 1831, introduction.

Current Citation

Shelley, Mary. "Introduction to Frankenstein, Third Edition (1831)." Frankenstein: The 1818 Text. Penguin Classics, 2018.