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Synonyms for philosopher's stone

hypothetical substance that the alchemists believed to be capable of changing base metals into gold

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When it came time for the students to choose the final book, they went with "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone.
Rowling's first book, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, was first published in the US in September 1998.
Sixth-grade teacher Ed Althouse had been using the first book, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, during a unit on fantasy literature.
DON'T GOBLET ALL AT ONCE: Richard Harris with long white hair and beard for his role in Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone
A new web site has been launched for fans of the Harry Potter series containing details of the upcoming Sorcerer's Stone movie.
Warner Bros was advised of the find at Leavesden Studios in Hertfordshire, where Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone is being filmed.
Rowling's fabulously successful series, which debuted in 1998 with Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone.
Brad Silberling, who directed the weepie City of Angels, is now the front- runner to make Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone.
from Open Annual prior film Date rank Sorcerer's Stone 318 11/16/01 1 Chamber of Secrets 262 -18% 11/15/02 4 Prisoner of Azkaban 249 -5% 6/4/04 6 U.
But an American first print of The Sorcerer's Stone, with a pounds 20,000 price tag, was among those which didn't sell.
To read the reviews of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (the movie, that is), one would think director Chris Columbus had brought us an eye-candied, fantasy equivalent of Gone With the Wind.
But the hype surrounding Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone looks set to sink that figure.
Vietnam joined the world in falling under Harry Potter's spell as a local publishing house rolled out the first full-length version of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone in Vietnamese this week to rave reviews.
Child star Haley Joel Osment will be the envy of kids everywhere if he lands the role of the popular pint- sized magician in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone.