What does this quote mean from frankenstein chapter 5? smart people?

"For this I had deprived myself of rest and health. I had desired it with an ardour that far exceeded moderation; but now that I had finished, the beauty of the dream vanished, and breathless horror and disgust filled my heart."

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ANSWER #1 of 4

Well dont take my word for it.
But to me it seems like it says that somebody worked so hard for something. and when the achieved what they wanted. They lost what they though was great and what they wanted.
For example, Just like everybody we get something new, or we finally achieve something we've wanted but after we get forget the importance of it, and the hard work we had to get there.
Hoped this helped.


ANSWER #2 of 4

that he has cut out rest and risked his heath for the one thing he desired with a strong feeling of eagerness that was past moderate. but what ever he was doing has finished and the loveliness of the dream he was imagining being in has disappeared, and all he was left with was horror that was so bad it took his breath away and disgust filled his heart.

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ANSWER #3 of 4

lol thanks guys I apprecitate it xD

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ANSWER #4 of 4

Ya that works more than mine. lol.

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