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   Auriol, or The Elixir of Life, by William Harrison Ainsworth  
 
  Novel, first publication in July 1845 , latest edition in July 2002
 
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      AURIOL: The Elixir of Life. Flashes of light passed before Auriol?s eyes, and strange noises smote his ears. The furnace breathed forth flames and mephitic vapors; the spiral worm of the alembic became red hot, and seemed filled with molten lead; the skeletons grinned and gibbered; the monstrous sea-fish belched forth fire and smoke; the bald decapitated head opened its eyes, and fixed them, with a stony glare, on the young man; while the dead alchemist shook his hand menacingly at him. A weird and spinetingling classic from the author of The Lancashire Witches. (Jacketless library hardcover.)

     
     
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