Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun etc. See alchemic, etc.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • See alchemic, alchemist, alchemistic, alchemy.

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Examples

  • 'We have not been able to get aught thereof as yet,' answered they, 'but fear nothing: to-morrow, God willing, we will make an alchymic operation for thee.

    The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night, Volume III

  • Therefore when people asked Gottlieb how he had risen to such a pinnacle of fortune, the old merchant screwed his eye into its wisest corner, and answered slyly, 'Because I 've always been a student of the heavenly bodies'; a communication which failed not to make the orbs and systems objects of ardent popular worship in Cologne, where the science was long since considered alchymic, and still may be.

    Complete Short Works of George Meredith

  • Therefore when people asked Gottlieb how he had risen to such a pinnacle of fortune, the old merchant screwed his eye into its wisest corner, and answered slyly, 'Because I 've always been a student of the heavenly bodies'; a communication which failed not to make the orbs and systems objects of ardent popular worship in Cologne, where the science was long since considered alchymic, and still may be.

    Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith

  • Therefore when people asked Gottlieb how he had risen to such a pinnacle of fortune, the old merchant screwed his eye into its wisest corner, and answered slyly, 'Because I 've always been a student of the heavenly bodies'; a communication which failed not to make the orbs and systems objects of ardent popular worship in Cologne, where the science was long since considered alchymic, and still may be.

    Farina

  • As it relates principally to the alchymic cheats of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, the following abridgment of it may not be out of place in this portion of our history.

    Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds

  • He also wrote three treatises upon natural philosophy, and an alchymic allegory, entitled _Le Désir désiré_.

    Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds

  • The alchymic adepts in general were of the same opinion; but they found it difficult to persuade even his contemporaries of the fact.

    Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds

  • The alchymic mania never called forth the ingenuity of a more consummate or more successful impostor than Joseph Francis Borri.

    Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds

  • 'Look at the alchymic glass,' he cried; 'something glows in the crucible, pure and heavy.'

    Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Andersen

  • Gold! gold! 'he shouted, again holding the glass aloft, that it might flash in the sunshine; but his hand trembled, and the alchymic glass fell from it, clattering to the ground, and brake in a thousand pieces.

    Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Andersen

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