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With this characteristic reversion to physical collapse we are reminded of how precarious has been Victor's physical and mental stability since his obsessive researches at Ingolstadt (see 1.4.7). Only a few months before his marriage he had been so ill that a long period of convalescence was necessary to restore him to a state in which he could withstand his trial in Ireland (see 3.4.4 and 3.4.9).