So down they sat, And to thir viands fell, nor seemingly The Angel, nor in mist, the common gloss Of Theologians, but with keen dispatch Of real hunger, and concoctive
heate To transubstantiate; what redounds, transpires Through Spirits with ease; nor wonder; if by fire Of sooty coal the Empiric Alchimist Can turn, or holds it possible to turn Metals of drossiest Ore to perfet Gold As from the Mine.
ISLAMABAD -- Following the call against power outages , Citizens and traders of Faisalabad observed complete shutter-down strike on Saturday, second concoctive
day of three days strike against prolonged power cuts while business activities remained suspended in the city.
Lewis famously deprecated the game of source-hunting, and what he wrote about Spenser applies to him also: "His mind was so concoctive
and esemplastic that the fruits of his reading met and mingled and transformed one another till they became unrecognizable--as happens on the 'road to Xanadu'" (English Literature, 355).