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The alchemist"s daughter

The alchemist"s daughter

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Published .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement[Thomas Buchanan Read]
SeriesEnglish and American drama of the nineteenth century
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationp. [69]-91
Number of Pages91
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15200990M

The alchemist reads a book containing the story of Narcissus. According to legend, Narcissus kneeled every day beside a lake to admire his reflection, until one day he became so fascinated with his own beauty that he fell into the lake and drowned. The goddess of the forest appeared at the lake and found the water transformed into salty tears. The daughter of a merchant to whom Santiago sold some sheep. She is the object of Santiago’s affections at the beginning of the novel, and he impresses her with his stories. Although Santiago anticipates his return to her, the merchant’s daughter is forgotten when he sets out on his quest to actualize his Personal Legend.

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