First sighting of the garden
Heaven forbid, signor!--unless it were fruitful of better pot-herbs than any that grow there now
No; that garden is cultivated by the own hands of Signor Giacomo Rappaccini, the famous Doctor, who, I warrant him, has been heard of as far as Naples
It is said he distills these plants into medicines that are as potent as a charm.
Oftentimes you may see the Signor Doctor at work
and perchance the Signora his daughter, too, gathering the strange flowers that grow in the garden.
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