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And another thing …
  • Mark Sherrington


In the old days, alchemy was certainly not a calling for the faint-hearted. Many alchemists were financially ruined by their relentless pursuit of gold; others poisoned themselves or went insane after inhaling the noxious gases produced by their experiments. But with the advent of the printing press, some alchemists saw a new and perhaps more lucrative outlet for the talents — instead of practising alchemy, they’d write books about it.


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