The Case of Charles Dexter Ward, by H.P. Lovecraft

Table of Contents

  1. A Result and a Prologue
  2. An Antecedent and a Horror
  3. A Search and an Evocation
  4. A Mutation and a Madness
  5. A Nightmare and a Cataclysm

The essential Saltes of Animals may be so prepared and preserved, that an ingenious Man may have the whole Ark of Noah in his own Studie, and raise the fine Shape of an Animal out of its Ashes at his Pleasure; and by the lyke Method from the essential Saltes of humane Dust, a Philosopher may, without any criminal Necromancy, call up the Shape of any dead Ancestour from the Dust whereinto his Bodie has been incinerated.

— Borellus

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