NIGHTSHADE. ~CHAPTER I. EVERYTHING, on earth, in air, in the heavens, is
still. The long summer morning has not yet begun to be. Stillness and a sultriness
, half of the day past and half of the day to come, remind one that the first hour of ...
Over the centuries, the nightshade family (a large group that includes more than
two thousand species of annuals, perennials, vines, shrubs, and even small trees
) has gotten a very bad rap—which is a pity, because it ranks high on the list of ...