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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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I replied carelessly, and partly in contempt, mentioned the names of my alchemists as the principal authors I had studied.
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. Besides, I had a contempt for the uses of modern natural philosophy.
There are days when every stream is Pactolus and every man is Croesus, and thanks to that first and greatest of all alchemists, the sun, the morning I write of was a morning when to breathe was gold and to see was silver.
They were regular alchemists at Durham's; they advertised a mushroom-catsup, and the men who made it did not know what a mushroom looked like.
Religious discord has lost her sting; the cumbrous weapons of theological warfare are antiquated; the field of politics supplies the alchemists of our times with materials of more fatal explosion, and the butchers of mankind no longer travel to another world for instruments of cruelty and destruction.
He gave a history of the long dynasty of the alchemists, who spent so many ages in quest of the universal solvent by which the golden principle might be elicited from all things vile and base.
It was a pursuit like unto that of the Universal Solvent of the mediaeval alchemists.
If Mr Dorrit had wanted supper, there was an Italian cook and there was a Swiss confectioner, who must have put on caps as high as the Pope's Mitre, and have performed the mysteries of Alchemists in a copper- saucepaned laboratory below, before he could have got it.
The Alchemist Birmingham in Colmore Row has teamed up with SIFA Fireside to gift customers with a cocktail in exchange for one non-perishable food item on Thursday, August 29.
Amarantus Bioscience announced that it has entered into a letter of intent, or LOI, with The Alchemist's Kitchen, a plant-based wellness company marketing the Plant Alchemy brand of health and wellness products, to establish a joint venture, or JV, for commercialization of hemp based herbal smokable products in addition to conducting research for cannabinoid derived addiction treatment, including smoking cessation and other indications such as insomnia.
Joynicole Martinez, CEO of the management consulting firm the Alchemist Agency, has been accepted into Forbes Coaches Council, an invitation-only community for leading business and career coaches.
Centuries-old alchemist Zoe Faust is tired of running from her past.
BASF Venture Capital is investing $2 million into Alchemist Accelerator's fund, allocating at least half towards investments in 3D printing, agtech, material informatics, nutrition, and technology game-changers.
The Alchemist's Illusion provides a fine Accidental Alchemist mystery centered around an ancient alchemist who is tired of running away from her past.