Ralph Sedgwick1 lay in the bed, where he was tucked tightly in beneath a crisp white sheet to keep him from wandering. He wiggled his fingers between his eyes and the light that came streaming in through the large window at the end of the hospital ward. The year was 1877, the height of the Victorian era and a time when medical knowledge was expanding rapidly.
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