From him we may expect no philosopher's stone
, but at least we will find a few robust tonic things to which to tie.
Under the guidance of my new preceptors I entered with the greatest diligence into the search of the philosopher's stone
and the elixir of life; but the latter soon obtained my undivided attention.
After all, the mediaeval belief in the Philosopher's Stone
which could transmute metals, has its counterpart in the accepted theory of metabolism which changes living tissue.
The marvels which were constantly being revealed as actual facts seemed no less wonderful than the extravagances of medieval romance; and it was scarcely more than a matter of course that men should search in the new strange lands for the fountain of perpetual youth and the philosopher's stone
I thought he was fit to die with shame, and there he sits grinning smiles, as good as to say, 'Let the world wag as it will, I've the philosopher's stone
in my waist-coat pocket, and the elixir of life in my cupboard; I'm independent of both Fate and Fortune'"
The general opinion, I believe, is, that I am seeking by unholy arts for the philosopher's stone
Why, pretty well, John,' he returned, with the distraught air of a man who was casting about for the Philosopher's stone
, at least.
I don't know what a quarry of philosopher's stones
is like, but if it's anything like Mr.
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