The Hermetic and Alchemical Writings of Aureolus Phillippus Theophrastus Bombast; Hermetic Medicine and Hermetic Philosophy

The Hermetic and Alchemical Writings of Aureolus Phillippus Theophrastus Bombast; Hermetic Medicine and Hermetic Philosophy

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1910 edition. Excerpt: ...whatever is committed to your memory concerning the nature of things. And so recall it that you may now not merely think, but know exactly each of these things; for in this lies the essence of a true and sure philosopher. VOL. 11. N CONCERNING DEGREES AND COMPOSITIONS IN ALCHEMY. BOOK THE SECOND. CHAPTER L ALTHOUGH I have written concerning the relollea of Nature, according to its reason and nature, that it belongs both to the cold and the hot, together with its innate essence, still there are other things which the natural Ares has produced which in many respects excel what I have treated of in my former book. And, to begin from this point, if you wish from the beginning to speak exactly concerning accidental complexions, you will find that in this place the former relollea of Nature are little approved, and for this reason there are two natures universally in things which are both together in one substance, although only one of them appears. These are the innate accident and the elemental accident. Moreover, everything in its own nature is warm. The first matter of things is warm per se, nor does it change the innate accident, because all the three principles in the complexion remain even to their ultimate matter; that is, in whatever nature they are found before the relollea in that same nature do they still remain until the relolleum departs. In whatever way, therefore, experience compasses the end, in that same way the beginning is manifested in itself. But before we pass on to those simples which are in the degrees we must observe that neither heat nor cold is an innate accident of them, but rather an elemental and external accident. CHAPTER II. Nature sends forth absolutely nothing from herself, as the man experienced in medicine easily...show more

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  • Paperback | 186 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 340g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236594797
  • 9781236594792