Hektoen International

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Tag: The Lifted Veil

  • The Lifted Veil by George Eliot

    A young and celebrated doctor, friend of M***, attempts a transfusion with his own blood. The operation succeeds and the dead woman is revived. In this brief flash of life, she recognizes Mme *** who has just entered the room, and “unveils” her guilt: “You plan to poison your husband,” she cries.— George Eliot, The…