alembic

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an obsolete kind of container used for distillation

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You shall come when you will," he continued, turning to Tourangeau, "I will show you the little parcels of gold which remained at the bottom of Nicholas Flamel's alembic, and you shall compare them with the gold of Guillaume de Paris.
One by one his worlds evaporated, rose beyond his vision as vapours in the hot alembic of the sun, sank for ever beneath sea-levels, themselves unreal and passing as the phantoms of a dream.
The meat of them has been transmuted in the alembic of Martin Eden's mind and poured into 'The Shame of the Sun,' and one day Martin Eden will be famous, and not the least of his fame will rest upon that work.
Raki is traditionally produced by twice-distilling either pure suma or suma that has been mixed with ethanol in traditional copper alembics and subsequently flavoring with aniseed.
Glass not only became an inspiration to alchemists but the basis for the furtherance of the art as glass alembics became integral to alchemical processes.