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one who was versed in the practice of alchemy and who sought an elixir of life and a panacea and an alkahest and the philosopher's stone

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With a confusion of ideas only to be accounted for by my extreme youth and my want of a guide on such matters, I had retrod the steps of knowledge along the paths of time and exchanged the discoveries of recent inquirers for the dreams of forgotten alchemists.
that thy father is already in the hands of a powerful alchemist, who knows how to convert into gold and silver even the rusty bars of a dungeon grate.
Doctor Cacaphodel, the alchemist, returned to his laboratory with a prodigious fragment of granite, which he ground to powder, dissolved in acids, melted in the crucible, and burned with the blow-pipe, and published the result of his experiments in one of the heaviest folios of the day.
According to the great alchemist, Pierre de Boniface, the diamond rendered a man invisible, and the agate of India made him eloquent.
The care imprinted in the lines of Caleb's face, and his absorbed and dreamy manner, which would have sat well on some alchemist or abstruse student, were at first sight an odd contrast to his occupation, and the trivialities about him.
The 'Fullmetal Alchemist' manga follows the story of brothers and alchemists Edward and Alphonse Elric in an alternate historical timeline, where alchemy is one of the most-practiced sciences.
Shamans, Witch Doctors, Wizards, Sorcerers, and Alchemists
The Chemistry of Alchemy: From Dragon's Blood to Donkey Dung, How Chemistry Was Forged comes from three chemists who show how the alchemists' quest involved real science and unusual experiments in pursuit of knowledge, and use the writings of these alchemists to consider the progress of discovery of acids, alkalis, salts and more.
This is just what the alchemists were interested in, so they latched onto Hermes Trismegistus as their patron.
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In this revelatory volume, the lives and experiments of several female alchemists are chronicled.
She decrees they must move to Prague where King Rudolf has his court of alchemists, philosophers and astronomers.
Once they defeat Clava and rescue Artemus from her dungeon they make their way to the Mix Games where Artemus will face villain number two in the competition of the Rainbow Alchemists.
All that Subtle and his sidekicks need do is to dress up the reception room, disguise themselves as a team of alchemists, and wait for their eager victims to burst through the door.
Rather than concentrate on the erudite alchemical tomes, she relies on contracts, building designs, supply orders, and court records to reconstruct the daily practice of alchemists and their sometimes horrific demise.