The Guardian Angel - Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

The Guardian Angel

By Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

  • Release Date: 1867-01-01
  • Genre: Fiction & Literature


The first of the two stories based itself upon an experiment which some thought cruel, even on paper. It imagined an alien element introduced into the blood of a human being before that being saw the light. It showed a human nature developing itself in conflict with the ophidian characteristics and instincts impressed upon it during the pre-natal period.