“Justine, you may remember, was a great favourite of yours; and I recollect you once remarked that if you were in an ill humour, one glance from Justine could dissipate it, for the same reason that Ariosto gives concerning the beauty of Angelica – she looked so frank-hearted and happy.”

– Mary Shelley

Frankenstein, Chapter 6. Elizabeth Lavenza in her letter to Victor, on how he valued Justine Moritz’s great beauty.