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new and dear objects of care will be born

This statement carries a subtle resonance, reminding us that this was exactly the fear Victor entertained of his Creature if he were allowed a mate, except that his perspective on those "dear objects of care" was of "a race of devils [being] propagated upon the earth" (3.3.1 and note). Immersed as he is in irony, Victor does not notice the similarity between his state and that of his Creature.