By Randall Tucker,2014-03-01 23:38
By Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864)
In the latter part of the last century there lived a man of science, an eminent proficient
in every branch of natural philosophy, who not long before our story opens had made
experience of a spiritual affinity more attractive than any chemical one. He had left
his laboratory to the care of an assistant, cl..