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" Elias Ashmole writes in his diary — " May 13, 1653. My father Backhouse (an astrologer who had adopted him for his son, a common practice with these men) lying sick in Fleetstreet, over against St Dunstan's church, and not knowing whether he should... "
Demonologia; or, Natural knowledge revealed, by J.S.F. - Page 78
by J S. Forsyth - 1827
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Curiosities of Literature: Consisting of Anecdotes, Characters ..., Volume 1

Isaac Disraeli - Anecdotes - 1798
...fhould live or die, about eleven of the clock, told me, \nfyllables, the true matter of the Pbilofopbers Stone, which he bequeathed to me as a legacy' By this we learn that a miferable wretch knew the art of making gold, yet always lived a beggar. It is certain alfo/Afhmole,...
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The Critical Review: Or, Annals of Literature, Volume 6

Tobias George Smollett - English literature - 1814
...these men), being sick, in Fleet-street, over against St. Dimstan's church, and not knowing whether be should live or die, about eleven of the clock, told me in .ii/llab!es the true matter of the philosoplier't stone, which he Bequeathed to m,e as a legacy.' I...
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The Recreative Magazine, Volume 1

1822 - 586 pages
...Elias Ashmole's Journal of his Life. " 1652, May 13, my father, Backhouse, being sick in F/eet-street, over against St. Dunstan's church, and not knowing whether he should live or die, about eleven o'clock told me, in syllables, the true matter of the philosopher's stone, which he bequeathed to me...
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Curiosities of literature, Volume 2

Isaac Disraeli - English literature - 1823
...him for his son — a common practice with these men) lying sick in Fleet-street, over against Saint Dunstan's church, and not knowing whether he should...clock, told me in syllables the true matter of the philosophers stone, which he bequeathed to me as a legacy" By this we learn that a miserable wretch...
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Curiosities of Literature, Volume 2

Isaac Disraeli - English literature - 1834
...astrologer who had adopted him for his son, a common practice with these men) lying sick in Fleet-street, over against St. Dunstan's church, and not knowing...this we learn that a miserable wretch knew the art of malting gold, yet always lived a beggar ; and that Ashmole really imagined he was in possession of...
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Curiosities of Literature

Isaac Disraeli - Literature - 1835 - 446 pages
...commerce and industry.' (he clock, tolu uii- in syua>>{e* ilia true mailer .-!' i:— /*/alo.irtphtr's stone, which he bequeathed to me as a legacy.* By this we learn that a miserable wretch knew ihe uri of making gold, yet always lived a beggar; and thai Ashmole rt*nliy imagined he was in possession...
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Prolusiones Historicæ: Or, Essays Illustrative of the Halle of John Halle ...

Edward Duke - Architecture, Domestic - 1837 - 622 pages
...in Mr. Ashmole's Diary after this : ' 1653. May 13. My father Backhouse, lying sick in Fleet-street, over against St. Dunstan's Church, and not knowing...eleven of the clock, told me in syllables, the true nature of the Philosopher's Stone, which he bequeathed to me as a legacy.' " Ashmole collected many...
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Prolusiones Historicæ: Or, Essays Illustrative of the Halle of John Halle ...

Edward Duke - Architecture, Domestic - 1837 - 622 pages
...this : ' 1653. May 13. My father Backhouse, lying sick in Fleet-street, over against St. Dunstan'a Church, and not knowing whether he should live or...eleven of the clock, told me in syllables, the true nature of the Philosopher's Stone, which he bequeathed to me as a legacy.' " Ashmole collected many...
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Ars Quatuor Coronatorum: Being the Transactions of the Quatuor ..., Volume 3

1840
...His diary records under the 13th of May, 1652 : — " My father Backhouse lying sick in Fleet Street, over against St. Dunstan's Church ; and not knowing whether he should live or die, about one of the clock, told me, in syllables, [italics mine] tho true matter of the Philosopher's Stone,...
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Curiosities of literature: and the literary character illustrated

Isaac Disraeli, Rufus Wilmot Griswold - Literary Criticism - 1851 - 509 pages
...H,,n— a common practice with the-e men) lying sick in Fieri- *tr»H'l, over against Saint Duncan's church, and not knowing whether he should live or die, about eleven of the clock, told me in syllable* the true matter of th* ^ilosopher's stone, which he bequeathed to me a* a Legacy1 By this...
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