The Alchemist, Volume 17 (Google eBook)

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H. Holt, 1903 - 373 pages
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User Review  - Mohamed - Goodreads

It's a light novel. It speaks the idea of destiny, what's hidden by the future and the importance of perusing ones dreams and goals. It chases Santiago a boy who travels to Egypt in search of his ... Read full review

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User Review  - Marty - Goodreads

This review goes in conjunction with my review of The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus, so I've copied the first paragraph and applied it to both. As a long-time, and still-growing fan of William ... Read full review

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Page 282 - Adam the goodliest man of men since born His sons, the fairest of her daughters Eve.
Page 345 - Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs, and Ancient Customs, from the Reign of Edward I. 2 vols, 8vo, containing upwards of 1,000 pages, closely printed In double columns, cloth, a new and cheaper edition.
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Page 236 - Sir, I can take no knowledge That they are yours, but by public means. If you can bring certificate that you were gull'd of 'em, Or any formal writ out of a court, That you did cozen yourself, I will not hold them.
Page 340 - Zeal, whose substance is ethereal, arming in complete diamond, ascends his fiery chariot drawn with two blazing meteors figured like beasts, but of a higher breed than any the zodiac yields, resembling two of those four which Ezekiel and St John saw, the one visaged like a lion to express power, high authority and indignation, the other of countenance like a man, to cast derision and scorn upon perverse and fraudulent seducers ; with...
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Page 269 - She that pinches country wenches, If they rub not clean their benches, And with sharper nails remembers When they rake not up their embers: But if so they chance to feast her, In a shoe she drops a tester.
Page 357 - em, no, not Jonson in his height, Could pass without allowing grains for weight. Think it not envy that these truths are told, Our poet's not malicious, though he's bold.
Page 132 - And I would know by art, sir, of your worship, Which way I should make my door, by necromancy, And where my shelves ; and which should be for boxes, And which for pots. I would be glad to thrive, sir : And I was wish'd* to your worship by a gentleman, One Captain Face, that says you know men's planets. And their good angels, and their bad.
Page 102 - Had Forman lived to have methodized his own papers, I doubt not but he would have advanced the Jatro-mathematical part thereof very completely ; for he was very observant, and kept notes of the success of his judgments, as in many of his figures I have observed.

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