You have invented an elixir not of memory, but of reminding.
Whether or not he believed in the philosopher's elixir is of very little consequence.
He is said to have resided most frequently at Kufa, where he prepared the "elixir," but, according to others, he never spent long in one place, having reason to keep his whereabouts unknown.
It is at the lastnamed spot that the various pharmaceutical preparations are now manufactured for which they are famous (though sold only since about 1840) - the Elixir, the Boule d'acier (a mineral paste or salve), and the celebrated liqueur.
In consequence, his lecture-room was thronged with people of all sorts, anxious to hear a man who shunned the barren obscurities of the alchemists, and did not regard the quest of the philosopher's stone and the elixir of life as the sole end of his science.
Eau de vie (" elixir of life") was in use during the 13th and 14th centuries; Arnoldus Villanovanus applied it to the product of distilled wine, though not as a specific name.
Thus he says that the silver which has been changed into gold by the projection of the red elixir is not rendered resistant to the agents which affect silver but not gold, and Albertus Magnus in his De Mineralibus - the De Alchemia attributed to him is spurious - states that alchemy cannot change species but merely imitates them - for instance, colours a metal white to make it resemble silver or yellow to give it the appearance of gold.
There are two medicinal preparations: (1) Acidum sulphuricum dilutum, containing 13.65% of hydrogen sulphate, (2) acidum sulphuricum aromaticum (elixir of vitriol), containing'alcohol, spirit of cinnamon and ginger and 13.8% of hydrogen sulphate.
It was at this time too that the many-sided Alexius invented his famous "drops," or tinctura toniconervina Bestuschefi, the recipe of which was stolen by the French brigadier Lamotte, who made his fortune by introducing it at the French court, where it was known as Elixir d'Or.
But the most eager search of Arabian chemistry was the transmutation of metals, and the elixir of immortal health: the reason and the fortunes of thousands were evaporated in the crucibles of alchemy, and the consummation of the great work was promoted by the worthy aid of mystery, fable and superstition."
This sulphur again was not ordinary sulphur, but some principle derived from it, which constituted the philosopher's stone or elixir - white for silver and yellow or 1 " Some traditionary knowledge might be secreted in the temples and monasteries of Egypt; much useful experience might have been acquired in the practice of arts and manufactures, but the science of chemistry owes its origin and improvement to the industry of the Saracens.
Has he been taking the elixir of life by any chance?
They are not a magic elixir that will turn all relations into positive ones.
For centuries, the people of Asia and Russia touted the benefits of the tea, celebrating it as an overall elixir for good health.
Elixir of Life - These rare potion vials can replenish you to full health status.
Freedom is the elixir for your emotional nature.
The Chinese first wrote about kombucha tea in the year 250 B.C., calling it "the immortal health elixir."
elixir of immortality that will banish death forever from the world.
elixir of sorts they're going to.
elixir of youth!
elixir of life just doesn't happen in a gigantic paper cup.
Now the friends have to make a new elixir to dispel the first one!
The bee signifies life that comes from death, the dark of the hive creating the golden elixir of life.
The company has elixir of sorts caused a lot.
Selectively using equity elixir of sorts the business to sorry governor that's.
If you start with a good compost you'll have a versatile elixir for all your garden needs.
Phenobarbital 15 mg/5 ml elixir: It is best not to dilute the liquid.
No one can suppose that going tabloid is some miracle elixir.
Intent on finding an elixir that that could magically restore vim and vigor, he sailed far and wide in search of his dream.
They contain, under the title Doctrine of Democritus, a fairly methodical treatise in ten books comprising the Argyropoeia and Chrysopoeia of the pseudo-Democritus, with many receipts for colouring metals, making artificial precious stones, effecting the diplosis or doubling of metals, &c. They give illustrations of the apparatus employed, and their close relationship to the Greek is attested by the frequent occurrence of Greek words and the fact that the 1 An alchemistical work bearing the name of Ostanes speaks of a divine water which cures all maladies - an early appearance of the universal panacea or elixir of life.
"The Church Porch," "The Agony," "Sin," "Sunday," "Virtue," "Man," "The British Church," "The Quip," "The Collar," "The Pulley," "The Flower," "Aaron" and "The Elixir" are among the best known of these poems. Herbert and Keble are the poets of Anglican theology.
Trithemius is the reputed author of some obscure tracts on the great elixir, and as there was no other chemistry going Paracelsus would have to devote himself to the reiterated operations so characteristic of the notions of that time.
Unfortunately, mangosteen may be delicious, but it's not the elixir of life.
The original perfume, Aromatics Elixir, has has celebrated nearly four decades of success.
The Grim Reaper has a post-it with everyone's name on it and nothing short of the "Elixir of Life" will save them from Death.
Fulfilling the "Wants" awards each of them with "Aspiration Points", which are redeemable for "Aspiration Rewards", objects that will help your Sims along their life's journey such as the "Money Tree" and the "Elixir of Life".
The main energy source is an elixir of fresh lemon juice, a dash of cayenne pepper, a tablespoon of pure maple syrup, and purified hot water.
Lejaby - The "Elixir" collection from this French lingerie designers Lejaby includes red and black bras, panties and garters.
Scented with the clean fragrance of the classic Aromatics Elixir perfume, this lightweight lotion contains notes of jasmine, rose, vetiver and ylang ylang.
For the love of God somebody find the elixir of youth!
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