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Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley Quotes: 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.
         

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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This page presents the quote "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.". Author of this quote is Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley. This quote is about knowledge, serpent, wish, may, knowledge and wisdom, hope, science, gratification,.