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  • noun Alternative spelling of alchemy.

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Examples

  • "Thou dost not suppose that alchymy, which is the servant of the heavenly host, is their opponent?"

    Godolphin, Complete

  • "Thou dost not suppose that alchymy, which is the servant of the heavenly host, is their opponent?"

    Godolphin, Volume 3.

  • Thus by a subtle and most miraculous kind of alchymy did this Catholic cavalier turn worthless paper into precious gold, and make his late impoverished garrison abound in money! "

    Chronicle of the Conquest of Granada

  • “If I should say a thousand Noes, there exists not the alchymy in living man that could extract one Yes out of the whole mass,” said her ladyship.

    Saint Ronan's Well

  • Most of the sizable chamber was dedicated to alchymy.

    Conqueror's Moon

  • Whoever watches boys 'playing horse,' making a pocket-handkerchief dangling behind to represent the tail, and sees them stamping, snorting, prancing, and champing the imaginary bit, witnesses the alchymy of the imagination, an alchymy out-stripping all the wonders and out-weighing all the treasures of the prosaic positive chemistry, so longed for by the present generation.

    The Knickerbocker, or New-York Monthly Magazine, January 1844 Volume 23, Number 1

  • The nobler arts of magic, astrology, alchymy, necromancy, &c., were equally in vogue in this age with that of the infernal art proper.

    The Superstitions of Witchcraft

  • The {162} pretended secrets of the cabal, of alchymy, of judicial astronomy, of the divining rod, and all the accounts, formerly so common, of sorcerers, magicians, and enchanters, are derived from these descendants of the Arabs.

    History of the Moors of Spain

  • He called tradition "a sort of perverted alchymy which converts gold into lead."

    Sir Walter Scott as a Critic of Literature

  • Were there two metrical writers on alchymy of the name Bloomfield, temp.

    Notes and Queries, Number 04, November 24, 1849

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