10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ALEMBICATION»
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A Short History of the Art of Distillation: From the ...
For the analysis of these waters in order to isolate the minerals or other foreign
substances contained in them in the form of a residue SAVONAROLA preferred
the gentle application of heat known as alembication in which a lamp is lighted ...
Kenneth Burke's Dramatism and Popular Arts
IV Alembication Students of Burke will understand why I have substituted "
Alembication" in place of the more traditional title given to a concluding chapter, "
Summary and Conclusions," since it is a term frequently used by Burke to
C. Ronald Kimberling, 1982
The Soledades, Góngora's Masque of the Imagination
In enacting his poetics of alchemy in the Soledades, Góngora tops himself at the
end of the work with an act of alembication that inspires as much puzzlement as
admiración. No one knows for certain whether the rather abrupt final lines ...
Marsha Suzan Collins, 2002
Writings on the Sober Life: The Art and Grace of Living Long
Nevertheless, they put gold and other things through an alembic to recover it, and
they do not see how it is the alembication of their brains33 in their search of a
medicine outside of Nature, which cannot have the effect they desire. While the ...
The Oxford Handbook of English Prose 1500-1640
... the refining of certain expressions, adding or deleting information as it became
available or obsolete, all aimed at a gradual amendment ofwhat Bacon had
called 'a knowledge broken'.48 It is, to use a chemical metaphor, an alembication
The Chemical Philosophy
Savonarola admitted that it had been customary for many years to investigate
mineral waters by “alembication," and he suggested that the residue from this
process be dried in the sun. This would coagulate the salts so that they might be
The Complete Robert Louis Stevenson: Novels, Short Stories, ...
... gallery of variants that would surprise you. And this sort of trouble (which I
cannot avoid) unfortunately produces nothing when done but alembication and
the far fetched. Well, read it with mercy! 8 a.m. Going to bed. Have read it, and
Robert Louis Stevenson, 2014
The London Christian instructor, or, Congregational magazine
... and Lowth, though men of ability, are rather examples of what should be
avoided — the arid and sterile — than of successful effort. In their tedious
alembication, the spirit of Scripture, instead of being fairly extracted, evaporates
Memos from the Besieged City: Lifelines for Cultural ...
His work remains a locus classicus of the graphic avatars of this alembication.
And the volatile centrifuge of his encyclical circulates still as paradoxical
geometry with a paradoxical title: De docta ignorantia, in English, “Of Learned
Verse, the plastic and graphic arts, the concoction of illusions, the electronics of
sensory stimulus, the subtle alembication of essences and perfumes—these arts
had each been carried to the utmost degree of sophistication epochs before.