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The book begins with a precise historical account of the Great Arcanum, together with particulars of some of those adepts whose names and writings ate known to all students of Alchemy. In the last chapter of the Open Entrance is his message to those who have attained the goal: He told me that the liquid was the Universal Spirit of Nature, and that if the wax on the stopper were pricked ever so slightly the whole of the contents would disappear. It ascends from earth to heaven, and descends again to earth, thus you will possess the glory of the whole World and all obscurity will fly away.

Such a story is quite feasible, since alchemists both before and after this era, deeming their works unfit for the age in which they were written, are known to have buried or otherwise secreted their writings for the discovery and benefit, as they doubtless hoped, of a more deserving and more enlightened age.

Peter at Erfurt, near Strasburg, although even these facts cannot be proved. I trust that God will answer our prayer, and that some of my brothers at least will survive to witness the blessed change which shall then take place on earth, when the thick veil of ignorance shall have been removed from the eyes of our opponents, and their minds shall have been enlightened to find the lost piece of silver.

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Germain always attributed his knowledge of occult chemistry to his sojourn in Asia. He tells the careful student everything that can be known in alchemy ; of this I can most positively assure you.

Moreover, I found in my book that what the philosophers called blood is the mineral spirit in metals, more especially in gold, silver and quicksilver to the admixture of which I tended always. He desired earnestly to see my book and would have done anything to have his way in the matter, but I persisted in saying that it was not in my possession, though I gave him a full account of the process described therein.

The ultimate intent and aim of his studies was undoubtedly to prove that perfect health in the human body is attainable, and that the perfection of all metallic substance is also possible.

Archibald Cockren (Author of Alchemy Rediscovered and Restored)

He therefore whom God hath blessed with this talent has this field of content. On the reverse of the fourth leaf a fair flower was depicted on the summit of a very high mountain, round which the North wind blustered.


The accounts of their lives almost without exception lead us to believe that they were concerned with things spiritual rather than with things temporal. As far as can srchibald ascertained he was the son of Prince Racozy of Transylvania, but, in any case, there can be no doubt that he was of noble birth, a man of great culture and refinement.

In the Berne edition of the Summa Perfectionis the Latin version is printed under the heading: By the grace of God and the intercession of the Holy and Blessed Virgin, as also of the Saints just mentioned, I had gained that which I desired, being a knowledge of the First Matter, but not as yet of its initial preparation, a thing of all else most difficult in the world.

He replied that the colour made no difference and that the substance was sufficiently mature for all practical purposes. His Arab master cockreen an alchemical worker with knowledge of the correct processes.

But he was not destined to enjoy a long time the rest he so richly deserved. Not only have I seen the results achieved, but I, among many others, have been able to test and pay grateful tribute to the efficacy of the Elixirs produced by the alchemical process. These are no fables, but real experiments which I have made and know, as every other adept will conclude by these lines.

Alchemy Rediscovered and Restored by Archibald Cockren

When more of the Mercury is added, the black powder is dissolved, and from this conjunction, it seems that a new substance in born, or, as the early alchemists would have expressed it, a Son is born. John, ever praying to God rosary in hand, engrossed in a book, pondering the words of the philosophers and proving various operations suggested by their study.

He became imbued with a burning desire to spread the gospel among arcgibald followers of Mohammed, and to this end devoted years to the study of Mohammedan writings, the better to refute the Moslem teachings. Public domain Public domain false false.


And now to the final goal, the Philosopher’s Stone. The enormous output of writings attributed to Lully they total about treatises on a variety of subjects ranging from grammar and rhetoric to medicine and theology also seems to suggest that the name Lully was merely a pseudonym. He spoke in Latin and I answered in the same language that if anyone could decipher the enigma there was good hope of learning its whereabouts.

He was continually afchibald fear of my leaving him, and though I was ever at his side he would still be calling me. Butler assisted him in some of his operations, and when later he was able to make his escape from captivity, lie carried off a large portion of the Red Powder.


In the end, however, I attained this also, after errors innumerable through the space of some three years, during which I did nothing but study and work as you will see me depicted outside the arch at the Chapel of St. The third century A. On the third and rest of the written leaves he taught them the transmutation of metals in plain words, to help his captive nation in paying tribute to Roman Emperors and for other objects which I shall not disclose.

Although he numbered so many enemies among his fellow physicians, he also had his disciples, and for these no praise was too high for him.

So long as the salts are in an acid solution, they remain soluble, but directly the dissolving medium loses its acidity and becomes neutral or alkaline, the salts tend to form again into metallic gold. Cremer therefore sought out Lully in Italy, and having gained his confidence, persuaded him to come archibals England, where he introduced him to Edward II. It is given to few men to make such momentous discoveries as have rewarded his persistent work and patience. He asked the Marquis for a silver six-franc piece, and covering it with a black substance, exposed it to the heat of a small flame or furnace.


Van Helmont also gives particulars of an Irish gentleman named Butler, a prisoner in the Castle of Vilvord in Flanders, who during his captivity performed strange cures by means of the Hermetic medicine.

At the age of twenty he set out to Bordeaux to undertake a college curriculum, and hence to Toulouse for a course of law. Whatever his identity, Basil Valentine was undoubtedly a great chemist, and the originator of many chemical preparations of the first importance. After the death of my parents, I Nicholas Flamel, got my living by the art of writing, ingrossing and the like, and in the course of time there fell into my hands a gilded book, very old and large, which cost me only two florins.

The fact of my success was revealed to me by the strong odour, and thereafter I accomplished the mastery with ease indeed I could scarcely miss the work had I wished, given a knowledge of the prime agents, their preparation and following my book to the letter. Eirenaeus Philalethes, by reason of his very numerous writings, must be mentioned. The Italian adventurer, Jacques de Casanova de Seingalt, grudgingly admits that the Comte was an adept of the magical arts and a skilled chemist.

A gentle and equable warmth reigned in this circular enclosure.