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Septimius Felton

Nathaniel Hawthorne

Septimius Felton

or, the elixir of life

by Nathaniel Hawthorne

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Published by Houghton, Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Preface signed: Una Hawthorne.

Statementby Nathaniel Hawthorne
ContributionsHawthorne, Una, 1844-1877, ed
The Physical Object
Pagination220 p.
Number of Pages220
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26887946M

Septimius had applied himself for some time back, with the aid of the books borrowed from the college library, and not without success. Indeed, it appeared to him, on close observation, that it had not been the intention of the writer really to conceal what he had written from any earnest student, but rather to lock it up for safety in a sort. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library. "Septimius Felton. Septimius: A Romance. Incomplete MS, in the hand of Sophia Hawthorne, with MS corrections and additions by Una Hawthorne. Undated." The .

Septimius Felton had at last gone raving mad on the hill-top that he was so fond of haunting; and those who listened to his shrieks said that he was calling to the Devil; and some said that by certain exorcisms he had caused the appearance of a battle in the air, charging squadrons. The Elixir of Life Manuscripts: "Septimius Felton", "Septimius Norton", and "The Dolliver Romance" by Nathaniel Hawthorne (, Hardcover).

Read "Our Old Home And Septimius Felton (Mobi Classics)" by Nathaniel Hawthorne available from Rakuten Kobo. Contents: Our Old Home - A Series of English SketchesSeptimius Felton, or, the Elixir of Life Nathaniel Hawthorne Biogra Brand: Mobilereference. Although "Septimius Felton" appeared so much later than "The Marble Faun," it was conceived and, in another form, begun before the Italian romance had presented itself to the author's mind. The legend of a bloody foot leaving its imprint where it passed, which figures so prominently in the following fiction, was brought to Hawthorne's notice on a visit to Smithell's Hall, Lancashire, England.


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It was a day in early spring; and as that sweet, genial time of year and atmosphere calls out tender greenness from the ground,–beautiful flowers, or leaves that look beautiful because so long unseen under the snow and decay,–so the pleasant air and warmth had called out three young people, who sat on a sunny hill-side enjoying the warm day and one another.

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Read Septimius Felton - Part III of Septimius Felton by Nathaniel Hawthorne. The text begins: The winter swept over, and spring was just beginning to spread its green flush over the more favored exposures of the landscape, although on the north side of stone-walls, and the northern nooks of hills, there were still the remnants of snow-drifts.

Septimius, the next day, lost no time in writing a letter to the direction given him by the young officer, conveying a brief account of the latter's death and burial, and a signification that he held in readiness to give up certain articles of property, at any future time, to his representatives, mentioning also the amount of money contained in the purse, and his intention, in compliance with the verbal will of the deceased.

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Septimus Felton talks about the thirst for eternal life. Gothic, and sometimes irresistible, is the last book of this author. He changes the roles of the characters and spreads the story, which becomes mysterious and ambiguous.

Inside the novel is a story about a bleeding shadow, like a collection of what is in the book. Book is without other marks or writings, pages are clean, and book is tight and sturdy. SIZE: 5 x 8 (approximately) PAGES: pages.

Good-/None dust jacket condition as issued. BACKGROUND/DESCRIPTION: THE DOLLIVER ROMANCE FANSHAWE, AND SEPTIMIUS FELTON WITH AN APPENDIX CONTAINING THE ANCESTRAL FOOTSTEP. Reprint Edition assumed. Although "Septimius Felton" appeared so much later than "The Marble Faun," it was conceived and, in another form, begun before the Italian romance had presented itself to the author's mind.

Septimius Felton By Nathaniel Hawthorne George Parsons Lathrop () was an American poet and novelist. Nathaniel Hawthorne (born Nathaniel Hathorne; July 4, - ) was an American novelist, Dark Romantic, and short story writer.

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