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- adj. Capable of being melted or fused.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Capable of being melted or fused, as a mineral.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Capable of undergoing flux or change; specifically, fusible.
So that all three are in _Saturn_, but they are not fix'd therein, but they are clean, pure, incombustible, fluxible as Wax; in it are all things which the Philosophers have mentioned.
Iron would be more fluxible and malleable than Lead, if the Salt alone could cause a malleableness and fluxibleness, because Iron contains more
Matter be perfect white, and when it is white, strengthen the Fire yet more, from one degree to another, till it be of a dark yellow Colour, then make it yet stronger, till it be of a perfect red; then rejoice, for your Stone is perfect, and fluxible as Wax.
By reason of its abounding _Sulphur_, which is therein; for I find no fluxibleness or fusibleness in any thing saving in _Sulphur_, _Mercury_ and _Arsenick_, and all these three are in _Saturn_; so that _Saturn_ is quickly fluxible, but all these three are cleansed with it from their uncleanness.
On the other side, _Vitriol_ likewise is a Salt, manifesting it self in a small quantity, but fluxible and open, therefore its Salt cannot yield such a hard congelation unto its appropriated Metal, as the other can; although all the Salts of Metals grew out of one certain Root, and out of one
Now, the stomach is like a crucible, for it hath a chemical kind of virtue to transmute one body into another, to transsubstantiate fish and fruits into flesh within and about us; but tho it be questionable whether I wear the same flesh which is fluxible, I am sure my hair is not the same, for you may remember I went flaxen-haired out of
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