not only you and your family, but thousands of others, shall be
swallowed up in the whirlwinds of its rage
This is an open threat of mass destruction, the second such intimation of
the violence to which the Creature will resort if he is provoked: see 2.2.4. Although its unethical dimensions
cannot be ignored, one should again remark how aptly congruent is the
amoral power Percy Bysshe Shelley
saw embodied in Mont Blanc itself: see Shelley's "Mont Blanc," lines 107-20.