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  • n. Alternative spelling of alchemist.


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  • But in narrating the career of such men, it will be found that many of them united several or all of the functions just mentioned; that the alchymist was a fortune-teller, or a necromancer -- that he pretended to cure all maladies by touch or charm, and to work miracles of every kind.

    Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds

  • Of all dreams, that of the alchymist is the most poetical, for he looked at the finest symbol.

    Summer on the Lakes, in 1843

  • Is a kind of alchymist or persecutor of nature, that would change the dull lead of his brain into finer metal, with success many times as unprosperous, or at least not quitting the cost, to wit, of his own oil and candles.

    Microcosmography or, a Piece of the World Discovered; in Essays and Characters

  • I asked Joe which moth he dreamt of seeing one fine night, and he chose the alchymist, a woodland denizen that feeds on oak and elm.


  • If it was rung, every alchymist and windvoice in the palace would come running.

    Conqueror's Moon

  • As the twisted fragments were being dragged aside by horsemen, the earl marshal himself rode up to the prince, followed closely by his son Count Elktor and the alchymist Vra-Doman Carmorton.

    Conqueror's Moon

  • When the prince finished, the alchymist continued to sit without speaking.

    Conqueror's Moon

  • He drew the weeping alchymist to the cabin door and thrust him into the corridor.

    Conqueror's Moon

  • The alchymist had been sitting like a man frozen, his wine cup poised halfway to his lips.

    Conqueror's Moon

  • My alchymist, Vra-Doman Carmorton, believes it may be as late as the third hour past noontide.

    Conqueror's Moon


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