Ruined Castle

The Alchemist By H. P. Lovecraft

Disliking the sight, I turned away and entered the chamber beyond the Gothic door. Here I found what seemed much like an alchemist’s laboratory.

The Alkahest by Honore de Balzac

Produced by John Bickers, and Dagny THE ALKAHEST BY HONORE DE BALZAC Translated By Katharine Prescott Wormeley DEDICATION To Madame Josephine Delannoy nee Doumerc. Madame, may God grant that this, my book, may live longer than I, for then the gratitude which I owe to you, and which I hope will equal your almost maternal
Palror of a large London house

The Alchemist by Ben Jonson

FACE. When all your alchemy, and your algebra, Your minerals, vegetals, and animals,
Your conjuring, cozening, and your dozen of trades, Could not relieve your corps with so much linen Would make you tinder, but to see a fire; I gave you countenance, credit for your coals, Your stills, your glasses, your materials; Built you a furnace, drew you customers, Advanced all your black arts; lent you, beside, A house to practise in —