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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.
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.
PREMIUM bar and restaurant, The Alchemist, has secured an additional PS16m finance package from existing debt funders, Santander, to support its continued growth plans across the UK.
THE Alchemist, a cocktail bar and restaurant with a taste for the theatrical, is opening in Cardiff.
Sometimes, nachos arrive and you feel full just looking at the sheer amount piled up in front of you - they're more like a challenge than a snack - but The Alchemist get both their portion control and presentation spot on, with the sprinkling of paprika in the sour cream a really tasty added touch.
These include Flame Alchemist Roy Mustang (Dean Fujioka), Riza Hawkeye (Misako Renbutsu) and Maes Hughes (Ryuta Sato).
Earlier this year, Newcastle City Council gave the green light for The Alchemist to open in the city's Nelson Street, in Eldon Square's new multi-million pound Grey's Quarter, to serve booze until 2am.
OCKTAIL aficionados, it is time to celebrate as The Alchemist has come to town
The Alchemist Bar and Restaurant, in Brunswick Street, welcomed stars from the world of sport and television, including boxer Paul Smith, former Everton heroes Ian Snodin, Graham Stuart and Graeme Sharp, and LFC legend John Barnes.
From his home, he journeys to the exotic markets of North Africa and then into the Egyptian desert, where a fateful encounter with an alchemist awaits him.
Travelling around the world, discovering ancient treasures and exploring a medieval-style laboratory these are among many activities on offer to spark childrens interest in learning at the Alchemist Lab in Jordans capital Amman.