Tuesday, September 01, 2015

Beastly Crapulence

In his LIVES OF THE NECROMANCERS, Godwin is kind of tough on our old friend Paracelsus: "He had drunk water only for the first five-and-twenty years of his life; but now indulged himself in beastly crapulence with the dregs of society, and scarcely ever took off his clothes by day or night."