The Lifted Veil - Chapter 1, Changes Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 1, Changes Summary

Latimer's time in Geneva ended when he contracted a severe illness, and his father arrived to help nurse him back to health. The family's neighbors, the Filmores, had also come to Geneva, and Alfred intended to join them all at Basel when Latimer was well enough to travel.

One day, while Latimer was listening to his father list the places to which they intended to travel, he suddenly had a vision. In his vision, he saw a city with a long bridge, flanked by statues of saints, over which a castle was looming. His last memory of the city, which he believed to be Prague, was of "a patch of rainbow light on the pavement, transmitted through a colored lamp in the shape of a star."

When Latimer awoke from his vision, he began questioning his mental state. He knew that...

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