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J o h n d e Mo n d e S n yd e rr s Univer saL and Par ticuLar lated from the Ehrenthal lVlanuscript.

pr ocesses .

T r ans -

The principal obstacle and most prominent corner stone whereon m o st p e rso n s h a ve stu m bled in the univer sal wor k is: pr imo la r n a te ri a , se cu n d o th e menstr um ther eof and ter tio the tr ue des tr uc tr eir thr ee pr inciples vi z . O A &

\-/ :F

meta tticAu e .

each other , and m ust be tak en f o r th e h i g h w o rk o f the Univer saL Tinctur e, will con ajuto del l r O m n i p o te n te b e cl e a rl y descr ibed. and noted in due or der i n the f o l - lo w i n g , a s i s d o n e in the actuaL and accomplished wor k & w r ought by hand. F irstl y a cco rd .i n g to the descr iption of the tr ue philosopher s , a m o n g w h o m Jo h n d e Monte Snyder , shoul_d be most r eadily and on a c c ou n t o f h i s cl -e a r exposition m ost eminently consider ed., our t r u e a n d g e n u i n e Ma ster is the old dr agon, and white.Eagle, M an a n d Wo ma n , tw o Me rcu ri aL W ater s, Dua ar genta viva, efconp i n di v er s i n o m i, b u t i n d e e d i t i s with its owy]nar ne Anti- mony and the hi ghl y c l a r i fi e d su b l i ma te . of these two can the high wor k be mad.e, to s h o r te n th e ti me h o w e ver these two ar e anim ated & fer m ente d w i th

N o w th e p re p a ra ti -o n o f the Antim ony is in this

wise.

stirit into ;;:H";"b";il";;lil ;;:"'r :;:i,ili"1"j"1"1., i n t o th e re d h o t i ro n


o f a q u a rte r as m uch as is needful in the space of hal f o f a n h o u r , that gener ally r lb. of takes as m uc h 6

F i rst ta ke fi n e l y p owder ed.Hungar ian ( *r r ith I consid.er t he bes t) o r i n ca se su ch e a n n o t be had other fused , in weight r 1b., C d r o p i t g ra d u a l l y i n to a r ed hot cr ucibl- e, and let it fuse c l ear . W h e n th i s h a p p e n s h ave r ear lv a thin ir

r.

as I+ N i te r fin d Tar tar

to is

IB & even 20 L o t h of well fused it dried

o r h a lf

ounces. u p o n it , in t o

Wh e n t h a t cone, wit h

is

do n e t h r o w

a h a ndful

S a l Nit e r of about

and as soon as the and you will ounces and ounces Nit e r o r h a lf

must b e p o u re d

a c a s t in g t wic e

a sol-id and it

Regulus, This will

IB to 20 or 24 Loth s t a r, e s p e c ia lly re g u lu s for

i n weight. 0 f Niter

Regulu s mu s t b e p u rif ie d show a f in e I lb . the re wit h follo win g that a n d o f T a rt a r t h e ma rt ia l use. needful

the hungari-an. o r h a lf is p u rif ie d , Wo rk, I that lb.

must be taken for Reguli . n finely the

B Loth

an d mixed together, an d reserved Th e other .. A

a re a ls o or

t h e h ig h

M a rs addft|
Ta ke I Ib. fin e ly

"1.Q _O "

brought, are
grou n d

: " _ O im a d e pounded

in t h is wis e .
together, and with and l_et in some wellbe rect-

and 3/4 a n d put it into a large mo rt a r o f c a s t iro n in s p o o n f u ls fha finq* cnnepfql thro W in a re d h o t c in d e r we ll_ a lig h t ,
e ut/v

powdered niter

O a n d mix t h e re t o l-b . p o u n d e d T a rt a r, mix it

the mixture m or e , n arr-r yvL,Lll\,L

decrepidate. it

Wh e n it che si fuse q u it e

h a s d e c re p it a t e d , c a lc in a we ll in S u l-f o , a re d h o t

t h ro w c ru c ib le f in d

et cosi successive -FL^ trItg -^*ter tllcl U and le t that it & may fus e B to about

wh e n it

has cooled a Regu1us,

co ve red we ig hing i fie d

c le a r,

wh e n y o u will

IO h a lf

ounces,

wh ic h mu s t o n c e a g a in

@ be r educed to the r e on 1J
'l rrr

with

. T h e s c o ria e re ma in in g u p o n t h e Re g u l u s m u s t E powder an d p la c e d o n b lo t t in g p a p e r t o f ilt e r, pour a n d t h is


The

cornmonwell-water, in the
of wine

s o lo n g , wh ic h
filter

u n t il

s o me o f t h e
it with

can be traced
n n rr - iniyvqr !116 lrr

c o mmo n wa t e r,
A

can soon be discerned


& wash

vr

vinegar. -t

A cci o ch e si levano total- mente le salie saf $ , q u a l e i n g u sta re , si p uc cognoscer e, and in this wise you get a
f ino rlrre d aon-narl usey-lsu A

c o n mo nw a te r.

of

{'

, whi-ch

you

must

Dry

and

keep

for

further

use. T h ose fe ce s th a t
rlon rhom
t 4rs

re m ained on the paper , let


thereto equal weight of finely

them again d" y , pow powdered Tartar

anA mix

a n d l et

i t fu se i n a str ong heat, and you will get a ver y fi ne R e g u lu s o f h i g h l u stre , which up to now has become r eveal- ed to but
)

co n si d e re d an ar canum ; now this Regulus is the fi r s t t h a t w h o l l y u n i te s i tself whi c h w as with M ar s, although the fir st p r e ci p i ta te d got by the fir st w i th e fusion d oes & F , and is a l s o p e rfo rm i ts o w n par t, Vet never theless this one is fa r hi gher e s t e e me d ., o rr a cco u n t of its being alm ost wholly fixed and i ts + d e l i ca te me rcu ri a l q u ality. The scor ia r enaini- ng on this s ec ond and you get agai n R e g u l u s mu st a g a i n b e pounded and put to fil- ter ,
^,\ high in colour. a 1 ) n When no mor e can b e g o t , t a k e + Tar tar, and you will s e e wh e t h e r it

few, & is

the will take

faeces, s t ill the they

mix wit h g iv e

some them that

a Re g u l u s , a n d p ut wa t e r , ashen or

an d should in a wide w hiti sh,

it

give put

no Re g u lu s , to c a lc in a t e , f i] t e r them t o

then wit h

feces

crucible then

u n t il

b e c o me q u it e

c o mmo n b o ilin g

the Q antimoni may be e x t ra c t e d . . L e t t h e wa t e r e v a p o ra t e i n a + gla ss bowl, and you will a n d if y o u wo u l d h a v e f in d t h e Q O ii, i t better and and more cIear, s o lu ti o n it is p u rif ie d b y f re q u e n t co a g ulation, I also with re c t if ie d S . V . o r S . V . T a rt a ris a t i, but fo r my part consider c o mmo n we ll- wa t e r b e s t . T h is n o w i s d e +\ how the d iU est t h e $ o f t h e Re g u lu s c a n b e g o t . 6 v\f p a rt ic u l a r But the Mercury for t h e h ig h wo rk o f t h e u n iv e rs a l Tin cture is prepared in t h is wis e , wh e re o f a l-s o v e ry c le a r d e s cr ip tion in his o the r Il b. fia t is given in th e writ in g s o f J o h n d e Mo n t e S n y d e r n a m e l y P la n e t a ru m the in Ch . 6 , v iz . 22, 28, and s a me k in d treatise chapters O de Meta mo rp h o s is washed. c le a n wit h

can be s e e n a n d re a d

Take I lb.

good O": and Ilb. pulvis, fiat ignis , in subliming

-li c o mmo n S a lt , e x a lt a t io

& e c o rn mo n ; g rin d it w i t h g rin d . it a ll t o p o w d e r ,

f ia t g la s s

m en tions

Ch. 28 when a ll

a s J o h n d e Mo n t e Sn y d e r h a s b e e n re d u c e d t o p o wd e r p u t i n i n a n d s u b l-ima t e t f re I f at f irs t with

a convenient

g e n t l:e fi re

u n ti l

th e steam & vapour is past,

but after wards w i th

s t r o ng h e a t, th a t i t may r ise w i s e mu st th e O b e cl ar ified


M on te S nyder in

to the top quite white, and i n thi s thr ee times, for thus also a v er s
V o la t ile s u rs u m, b is vel fer.
?

Ch. 2l

wh e n h e s a y s :

T 4v. lh ^ r

N o w w h e n th e I h a s been on this Y+
f ina' lr r rrlrsrJ

wise pr epar ed, then tak e ther eof


the same into a convenient

powdered

good

and pour

i n a sand bath, and give it at fir st a gentl y f i r e , a n d a fe w d ro p s of phlegm wiLl pass over , but after w ar ds the l a c vi rg i n i s, a n d w h e n ther e is no mor e milk, some dr ops of bl ood w i l l co me o ve r, th e n the fir e m ust be incr eased, and you wi l l get m o r e b l o o d a n d a fte rw a rds a few dr ops of m er cur y vive will c om e, t h e n g i ve i t stro n g fi r e, fr om above as welr as fr om below for 4 o r J h o u rs th e n g o e s the cinabar is in colr o der r a r etor ta , then
lo tU r E if nn l rr unu -L U u ko av ny r\v fh uo rl e

r e t o r t'

p l a ce i t

l1qo au

vi fgi ni s

sepafate,

the

mefC ufy

vive

also

s e p a ra te a n d l a stl y a l s o the cinnabar separ ate in a vessel . But i n c a se th e 1 a c vi rg i n i s should not be clear and pur e, the n tak e + Regulus Q Martialem 12 hal-f ounces r-et it fuse, and put thereto + f i ne O p l a te , 1 e t fuse weLl- together , and when it is w el L Y f u s e d p o u r i t o u t a n d pound it sm ar r - , put it into a r etor t and p o u r th e re o n e q u a l w e i ght of lac vir ginis, distil it at fir s t w i th a n d a t l a st with str ong heat, and the m ilk bec om e s o m ew h a t ye l l o w , w h i -ch must be animated in such a manner s R eci p e d e C i n a b ri o I or 4 half ounces, put ther eto f half ounc e /\-\ p o u r o r p l a ce ther eon 16 half ounces de M enstr ui i l et + V , i t d isso l ve a t a g e n tl e heat and the m ilk will become blood eque s t o e r Me rcu ri o n o ste r sed.gsiato ( ?) V eI fons vitae , verus t< ' v ]- os n o s t er e sse n ti fi ca tu s * A in which fountain the m etall- ick a w( TJ , v a r e a p t to b e p u ri fi e d and joined together , which manner n ow how e v e r b y me a n s o f th e magical elements, that ar e the Keys to hea]th a n d w e a l th , a l l me ta l s ar e to be r educed into & 4 or how the e m e t a ll i ck so u l i s to b e got, and also the fixed Sal- metallic a to b e c on q u e re d , th e p ro cess depend.smor e on the manual wor k, but as t h e Sci e n e e w i th o u t th e wor k and r ecipr oce the wor k without the Sc i e n ce b ri n g s n o fru i ts, such Science and. M anipulation, as far a s i s p o ssi b l e , i s h e rewith clear ly d.escr ibed.. T h e ma g i ca l e re me n ts or the thr eefor - d. m agicar fir e is O , + & R e g u l u s O w h i ch Jo h n de Monte snyder calls tJ ,r . satur ni, i I F , Y+ gently fi re ,

+.

si

deve orendere vr.svr r4

ac c io c h e

L a a n ima ,

'

id --

e s t- A -T

me t a lic a

conserved

b e f o r e th e fi re . de Metamorphosis planetarum John de Monte Snyder in tractatis C h . I J th u s d e scri b e s the Magieal Fir e. fir ewor k' whi c h W i t h th e se w o rd s V u l can pr epar ed an ar tistic w a s ma d e o f a n u n ki n d l e d fj- r e, a fier y air and a vegetable s al - t. N . B . T h e u n ki n d l e d . fir e is A , the fier y air is O , and the + vegetable O i" E , and is thus observed. in weight. t hal- f ounces, - 3 thir ds O .................... .................... 6 nal- ' t ounces, - 2 thir d- s A f 2 to 3 half ounces, - I thir d E.'.....r.'....,.r... G r i n d a l l to g e th e r fi n e , let fulminate & keep. T h e C n n i u n n ti o n a n d nr Amalgam ation with the Metal- s and our 6 i d l r g+EY e s t r eg u l o i s d o n e i n this wise. I et del R e g u l u s Ma rti a l e , b e n pur igato si pr ende 5 lotti l o t h si fo n d e b e n e i n sieme, poi si getta al cannl- le e si tr i tura s o l i l me n se , e si se rva per folim i- nar e,

R egulo Martiale

4 lotto n -i

LW

k of th.5\

lo t h

s it

a ma lg a m o i n

igne. r +v lothR e g. 6 ,,,... vr" ) l o th & r" te r ,^\ + ft ut ) ( .... 3 lotoni to Y 9 l o t h o f th e ma rti a l e Regulo. Regulo fatto per s, can O et p ri ma ri o i I re g ulo ex scor ijs, uti d.ictum est, take 4l oth F "t p o w d e r su ch i n mo rta n o di fer o, when this is done take ther eto 2 l - o t h th i n l a me l s o f i ro n, the thinner the better , lay them i - nto a c r u c i bl e w i th co ve r & Let it get well r ed hot, then put in s uc h p o w d e re d R e g u l u s i n sp oonfuls & let it fuse well with gr eat heat, b u t t hi s si g rn mu st b e obser ved that as soon as the Regulus w i th t n e Qi i s to h i m s el - f, i n cl -e a r fu si on then he has taken sufficient a n d i t mu st th e n b e ca s t, which wiLl take place in about ha l - f an hour, B re a k th e i n g o t and it must be white in colour , that i s o n e s ig n . T h e o th e r si gn is this, f have taken il loth Regul us and 2 l o t h d , a n d th e fu sed. m ass will weigh at least 5 + loth , then

f am a ssu re d th a t tne { U Reg. ar e becom e one, which mas s m us t be n a A rra a A*n n n vvd g r a nd kept for Destr uction. fn this wis e ar e reduced al-l metaLs in materiam primam id est into our U and is t c a l l e d th e co n j u n cti on of the philosophical heaven with the ter r es ti a 1 p l a n e ts.
r v g4v v u vv j r 'v

N o w h o w th e se co n joined m etal- s ar e destr oyed with the pr ev i ous D escri b e d fu l mi n e ra dicaliter in aper to lgr ' r e, the weight that m us t
]ra n]raanrraA
vvuvr v vu t

which

is

of

great

importance,

the

following

is

a clear

r e p o rt a n d a ctu a l e xper ience as namely to the conjoined m as s of g o l d a n d ma rti a l re g ulus of haLf ounce of these clear pow der ed m ass a re re q u i re d o f the afor edescr ibed ful- men.... B loth ( or hal f o u n ce s) . o u n ce of the Lunar is r equir ed of the fulmen.,.6 l oth. o f th e Ver r er eal- . . . , J loth of the fulm en i s r equi r ed. al { , C f to one 1oth...6 l- oth fulm en; of the h su ch conjoined m ass is r equir ed of the fu l m en 4 l o t h th e sa me a l so i f you would fulm inate the M ar tial Regul us . N o w w h e n th e fu l me n & the conjoined m etal have been m i x ed together t h en i t i s n e e d fu l to have at hand a cr ucible as r ed- hot as i s p o s si b l e su rro u n d e d with r ed- hot char coals. In such r ed- hot c r uc i b l e th e a fo re sa i d fulm en with the conjoined m etals is thr ow n i n b y sp o o n fu l s, b u t th at at alL times that which has been thr ow n i n b e fo re mu st b e i n fu sion. Now when the whole m atter has been thr ow n i n , th e n ta ke g re a t car e that the fir e does not dim inish, the better t h e fi re a n d th e stronger it is, the m or e thr oughly will the m etal b e d e stro ye d , b u t o n the contr ar y if the fir e is too sm al 1 the m a tte r re ma i n s & h a rdens to a black mass, which can har d l y be any m o re b ro u g h t i n to fu sion except with the most violent he at and r r n n i a a *i a n ^ r S a l N i ter , but which cannot be done withou t D anger . T h ere fo re o b se rve a s a pr incipal r ule to keep a good hea t i n the
I/". J v v v 4 v r t v!

To one half T o o n e l o th O f th e re g . e f t o o n e l -o th o f

d e stru cti o n

o f me ta l s .

F u rth e r l e t i t b e known that a cer tai- n sign must be ob s er v ed t h a t th e me ta l d o e s not bur n away or be r educed to a blac k s 1ag,

6.

f o r w h e n th e me ta l - i n str ong heat becomes a vitr um then all


I n c-f , 4vvu fnn rvr

is
burnt

m atte r, th e

nor e r-* get then n e it h e r $ + that can not be u s e d t o u n iv e rs a l


r r nr r

but of in t o

o n ly

a t o t a l-ly

o r p a rt ic u la r s ig n

wo r k a n d

m u st be thrown correct th o r o ughly con ti nually cer tain w ell to


..^.'

away:

T o p re v e n t

t h is

is t h is

consequence to know n a me ly wh e n t h e Cru c ib l-e and not t ime to


the bottom

manipulation mixed matter standing fusion in a flashing

a n d o b s e rv e f u s io n ,

h a s b e e n t h ro wn y o u will s mo k e a b o v e t h e o f t h e ma t t e r,
mass and

the

and is a be abl-e cast


a little

c o n t in u a lly c ru c ib le is the
at

see for

time
1

see the
' .' ."1

then
lowest

arrs ^-.l rvu

yytr44 find

a blackish

o f t h e co n j o i n e d R e g u l us, the l- ess ther e is the better , the n y ou a r e assu re d . th a t n e i th e r ttr e nor the Q have been end.anger ed Q i n t h e fi re , a s th e re was still some matter left for the fu l m en
to
_* J

lav

hold

o f.

Th e fulminated to is

matter

mu s t n o w b e re d u c e d

t o p o wd e r,

and placed

filter with cold com mo n we ll wa t e r, through t h e wa t e r f ilt e re d put together and some v in e g a r is mix e d wit h it t h e n t h e w a t e r as b l-o o d , in t h is wis e t h e me t a f f ic A f can be

b e co mes and appears

e a s i l y g o t b y fi l te ri n g the comm on water and acetum . But the fol l ow i n g mu st th e re b y b e o b ser ved, nam ely that all sal- ine adm ix tur es
o f th e w hich in g poured n must diligently a n d we ll b e wa s h e d a wa y wit h c o m m o n w a t e r , Q can not only be k n o wn b y s me I l a n d t a s t e , b u t a ls o t he f o l - l o w will be observ e d , filtered f into there + it, is if s t ill n a me ly , the wh e n t h e is of c o mmo n wa t e r f ilt e re d t h e wa t e r a d mix e d t o is t t re has been g re e n or on the then , a n d t h e wa t e r c o lo u r s o me s a li-n e c o l-o u r t h a n t h ro ug h , , but $ t h en t h e

sign

po u r a little ye llo wish if th e water

gains

no o t h e r

o rd in a le

me n t e ,

h as been well cleans e d f ro m a ll S a li-n e s . A + No w when there is no ro re A in t h e f u lmin a t e d ma t t e r, then let + th e yeIlow feces d"y, w h e n t h e y a re d " y , ru b t o p o wd e r a n d f u l - m i na te it ad O *ith follo win g ma n n e r:

...........

16 loth

( naff

ounces)

7.

+ 9

aaaaaaaa

. . . I0 l- oth ( ha1f ounces) ( fr aff ounces) ... 2loth

T h i s i s a l to g e th e r pulver ized and put ther eto 6 loth we l l des i c c a te d i d e st w e l l d ried feces mentioned above and m ix, then thr ow i n t o a re d h o t cru ci b l e, afld let it fuse in str ong heat fo r f, of a n ho u r o r mo re , th e n pour it out, pulver ize, and put it to fi l ter a n d w i th co mmo n w a te r the littt" with addition of aceti i s w as hed 4 a w a y. T h e n d ry th e feces, pulver ize them and in a wide cr uc i bl e p u t th e m to ca l ci n a te , the cr uci- b1e being cover ed, and let 1t thus c a f ci n a te w e l -I fo r 1 2 to 16 hour s, namely until- it becom es w hi ti s h o r ash y co l -o u r, th e n put it again to fil- ter . F i lte r th e S a l t w e l l with hot water until ther e is no m or e Sal t t h e r e i n , q u a l n e I g u star e d.eIle feco si puo conoscer e, the w ater filtered th ro u g h p u t i nto glass basons on hot sand. and let i t g r a d u a l l y e va p o ra te u ntil the e appear s quite dr y and whi te, then
i+ ic n aar{rr r vssJ
.

N . B . T h e Ma rti a l - Salt will comm only falI som ewhat r edd i s h, e x c e p t th e fi rst w h i ch give a quite white e . B u t i f yo u w o u l d h a ve these salts higher and mor e spir itu al i s ed. t h e y sh o u l d b e re cti fi e d with well r ectified Spir it of W in e or e l s e w i th re cti fi e d a ceto or with comm on well- water , and thei r c o l o ur w i l l - b e e n cre a s ed, but I hold it advisabl- e if they appear c l e a r a n d w h i te a t th e fir st time keep those for although one m ay d i s s o l ve a n d co a g u l a te such salts they will be found. in sam e w ei ght a l m o st. T h e fe ce s re ma i n i n g fr om the fiLtr ation of the SaLts, are k ept a n d wh e n th e re i s su ffi c ier t it should again be tr ied with the f u r n i ne , w h e th e r i t still gives off a e , if not, it can be c as t away. I n th i s d e scri b e d manner , all metallie and m i_ner a] salts ar e c o n q u e re d a n d g a i n e d .

N o w fo l l o w s

th e C o mp osition of the Composition of the Univ er s al - e G e n e ra l i ssi mo .

I n th i s w i se : T a ke of the fixed and clear e m etal- ico, gr i nd i t o n a cl e a n p o rp h yry , ther eof one half ounce, or as m uc h as y ou w i I I , u p o n o n e h a l f o unce of O pr r t 5 or mor e or 6 halfounc es l a c l -e V i rg i n e o p l a ce it in a gentle heat for some 40 hour s , or at t h e 'l o n crcq t fo ? 3 d a ys and nights, and the e ther ein will - di s s o 1 v e , a s mu ch a s i s agr eeable to the m ilk, then pour it off and k e e p i t i n w a rmth u n ti l the following conjunction.
S4r* lmir4 q la kK e v ! rl v4 .y ta v?
^! ! a

-U tWWO O h naII al f

o u n ce s o f Mi l -k, a n d l et it stand as long as the e , and the$ + w i L l b e co me o p e n e d i n the mi1k, when this has happened, p our the t w o so l u ti o n s to g e th e r into a long necked phial close the m outh o f t h e p h i l e w e l l w i th a cor k and wh.i- te wa) c, a.r r dplace it at fi r s t a d d i g e sti o n e m i n to a ver y gentle heat for J0 or 36 days and ni ghts , a n d th e ma tte r w i l l - b ecom e quite bl- ack and thick like pitc h, then g i v e i t a stro n g e r h e at, that it begins to come whitish o r as hen g r e y ' th e n a u g me n t a g ain the fir e, that the matter gets qui te w hi te. N o w w h e n i t i s b e co me quite white ( but befor e that many and w onder f u l co l o u rs w i l l a p p e ar ) then give it str ong heat, till- it bec om es q u i t e re d . Wh e n i t h as been br ought to quite a r ed mass, and the m a t te r o n th e b o tto m of the phial r emains quite fixed, then i t m u s t b e fe rme n te d a n d im bibed. For e xe mn l e : I h a ve taken of the solution of the v v-,s'rr+v. c __ire & $ :F c i t e r 2 0 h a l f o u n ce s, and put ther eto I upon I0, as namely I l - oth ( h a I f o u n ce ) a e t". and I loth U" , together w i th d 4 + Q ''ri -rg i n e o 2loth lac e dsentificato, and let it thus stand u nti l it a g a i n b e co me q u i te r ed and fixed. N . B . Ore to I0 i s thus to be under stood that nem ely to I0 l oth o f t in n trrre 1 l -o th d e A YYr ul l is., et CJ^^,, with one v lre lr v oth aa' urr O 5 Y 'Y T ' Y e s s en ti fi ca ti mu st b e taken. T o th i s ma ssa o f 2 l + loth when it has to be fer mented for the

OU nC eS es /\ fl

,\

31161 8I1C [ nnrrn r.ruul

*url l rononn ul yrrrr

I0

tO

12

half

9.

s e c i n d ti me i s d o n e a s follows: r t a ke fi n e P r. 6 , thr ee times pass"d O dissol- ve the sam e i n the lixivate i t w i th Sp. Q is., or Tar tar i, \ R , p re ci p i ta te g o l d c a l x w e l l a n d th ro ughly, that no acid r emains ther ewith , p o w d e r i t su b ti l l y o n p or phyr y, to this tinctur e of 24 loth y ou m u s t ha ve 2 l o th g o l d calx, the I to 12 is the fer m ent. Th es e 2 l o t h Q a re mi xe d w i th 4 loth decocle Vir gineo anim i- ato, and p u t t o th e a b o ve d e scri b ed 2+ loth Tinctur e and fixed togeth er , n o w w h e n i t h a s a g a i n b een fixed, then im bibe it again cum lac te par t of the weight of the tinctur e, a n i m a to w i th th e fi fth n am el y , t o 3 0 l o th o f th e b e fo re descr ibed univer sal Medicine I take the 5 t h . pa rt p ro i mb i b i ti o n e de m enstr uu, namely 6 loth that is the first i mb i b i ti o n . T o t he se co n d . o ........ . 7+ loth T o t h e th i rd ...... 8+ loth o ..... T o t he fo u rth ........... I0 loth par t of the al r eady E a t si -c co n se q u e n tl y each tim e with the fifth f i x e d ti n ctu re , th a t i n this wise the Tinctur e in quantitate et q u a l i t a te i n i n fi n i tu m s au be augm ented, and this Tinctur e on n n m n l o *o i mt-'i fl f,j e n s ti n geS f par t to 1000 par ts of all imper fec t M e t a l s i n to O . A n d the oftener such Tinctur e is dissolved and c o a g u la te d th e h i g h e r i t tinges. But the im bibitions m ust a l w ay s b e d o ne w i th me n stru o e s sentificato, whi- ch although it has b een m e n t i o n e d b e fo re , b u t ther e is a better and higher animation of the M e n s t r u u ma d e , i f th e re d Tinctur e that alr eady been got and i s m a d e i n th a t w i se . Take 2 l o th , o f the Tinctur e $ loth gr ind it well t ogether + A a n d a dd 1 2 L o th o f th e white m ilk, so that it may r em ain in gentl e h e a t f or tw o d a ys a n d n i ghts,then decant and use per imbibitiones a d i n f i n i tu m. I n c o n cL u si o n th e re i s a sti1l higher multiplication, which p h i l o s o p h e rs a n d a d e p ts keep ver y concealed, namely they say by d i s s o l vi n g a n d co n g e a l a ting is the str ength incr eased. I per s onal l y
I0.

g a in e d ha lf

it

by extra

favo u r

of

our Adept. t in c t u re it post o f ma m I mb ib it io n e m a n ima lo , b la c k le t re d , it the and one that alflost I o u n c e s me n s t ru o ma y g o p e rf e c t ly f ire is u n t il the

Ta ke of the d isso lve in

fermented heat,

re d that

ounce add thereto gentle then

I 0 h a lf the

a nd i n t o

pu tr efaction, l on g e r with nq n f i'inooc a lwa ys

encr e a s e

t h e p e rf e c t

stronger fir e r0r000 parts , ten fo ld

wh ic h h a p p e n s wit h in a n d t h is in ma n t it a t e

t wo mo n t h s ,

encreases

t ru e Mu lt ip lic a t io n for ever, s t n rra ' lif q t o that

be yo nd computation. But as concerns human h e a lt h t h is mu s t b e o b s e rv e d , do n nimn nnrlills before it h a s b e e n f e rme n t e d , id e s t ,


F! +r r r v

such comes

wh e n i t

to

th e perfect

red,

of t h e

s a me 2 t o

2 or d ine,

when it

de ) r d. ordine encreased o f q u a lit a t e th a t a mustard seed the re f o re T a k e it in a n y c o n is s u f f ic ie n t . '1i on* is s e . Co me il a d e p t o mis u s t ru ^rrnp or cordia l. 'o n i
v 44Y4v.

has be e n f t ime s so such t e n f o ld in q u a n t it a le

3 a n d a t mo s t 4 g ra in s d e imb ib e d o n e t o t wo g ra ins ,

No w fol-lows Wh ich is

the

other

Un iv e rs a l

Wo rk . but o n ly s u c h a u n iv e rs a l g o ld wor k t h a t but not

not generalis s i-mo , nh q n r roq o'il imperfect me t a f s in

in t o

constant

a n d s ilv e r,

such form and finenes s a s t h e b e f o re d e s c rib e d , b u t it c a n b e Alt..montad in ,lualitate p e r imb ib it io n e s , that one e t q u a n t it a t e n a r .t nf <rrnh tinCture C a n t ra n S mu t e S e v e ra l h Un d re d p a rt s o f i m n o v.fan+ moial5,
rvr +

and the Iloth,

c o n ju n c t io n S u lp h u r

a n d f ix a t io n

is

d o n e in

the

follo wing G r i nd it Ion g o ,

manner: O 3 d . ra c h ma s , s u lp h u r + p o wd e r, p u t it in a p h ie l a n ima t e d wit h d,rachm. dS con il col-l-o

Ta ke lunarQ

together to fine s t and pour tn 6 l-o t h o f t h e milk olass well wit h a c o rk

A n t imo n i a l it

C i nn a bar. fl 1oqo iho

b-

a n d wit h

wh it e

wa x , p la ce

a t f i r st fo r so me 2 0 d ays into gentle heat, and it will qui te at t h e b e g i n n i n g e n te r i n to putr efaction, and thus in gentle h eat
II.

d i s so l ve a n d co a g u l a te, when you obser ve that the black is about t o pa ss a w a y, th e n yo u must give another gr ade of fir e, u nti l - i t b e g i n s to h a ve d l ve rs colour s, then give str onger heat, n am el y t h e th i rd g ra d e , a n d y ou will get the per fect whi- te, when the w h i t e h a s ta ke n p l a ce then give the four th gr ade of the fir e that y o u ma y se e th e re d , for i t w i l l This r ed has no r eal stability, n o w tu rn w h i ti sh n o w r eddish then is tim e that it must be fer m ented i n su ch a ma n n e r w h e n ther e is of the Tinctur e Bf loth, I tak e t o it + ro th $ a nd f r oth Q/ with 2 loth of the ani m ated I $ m i l k, p u t i t i n d i g e stion for some days and nights, at firs t in g e n tl e a fte rw a rd s i n s tr onger heat, nam ely in the four th gr ade, a n d g e t th e p e rfe ct fi xed r ed. T hi s i s fe rme n te d to becom e Tinctur e in the fol- lowing way : A T ake (3 ) re d u ce d to calx by V and lixivated if of all acidity , t h e T i n ctu re i s i n w e ight II+ 1oth, I take of the O cal-x I l oth, a n d I l o th o f th e me nstr uo essentifieato, put it together and w hen i t ha s co me to co a g u l ation, then I have ffr loth, then I tak e agai n t h e o th e r i mb i b i ti o n as with the 5th. par t, that is, 3 lot h of a n i ma te d mi 1 k, l e t i t again together coagulate and fix. I n th e th i rd i mb i b i tion take..... . 3+ loth f n th e fo u rth i mb i b i tion take..... 4+ loth I n th e fi fth i mb i b i ti on take... o.. J loth I n th e si xth & se ve nth........... r 6 Loth. A f te r te rmi n a ti o n o f all im bibitions take cut the tinctur e, divide the same into other and larger glasses, and augment the s a r n e a g a i n w i th th e fi fth par t of the fixed tinctur e in quanti tate e t qu a l i ta te a d l i b i tu m. This Tj- nctur e after seven im bibiti ons t i n g e s I p a rt to f0 0 par ts of all imper fect m etals into cons tant g o l d , a n d th e o fte n e r it is im bibed and coagulated, the higher i t ge ts i n i ts o p e ra ti on, that one par t tr ansmutes sever al- hundr ed. p a r t s o f i mp u re me ta l s into fine go1d. T he n i t i s i n cre a se d in quantitite in the following man ner : I f yo u p u t o f su ch tinctur e 3 par ts to one par t of pur e gol d 12,

i n a cru ci b l e th a t w e l l endur eth the fir e, lute the same w el l - and < o t i t i n a g o o d w i n d and melting fur nace and keep it in fus i on f o r th re e d a ys a n d n i g hts, when all- will becom e a vitr um , of w hi c h I p a rt th ro w n o n I0 0 par ts of heated M er cur y ex destillation e of t h e w h i te mi l k w i l l sti1l becom e tinctur e, and tinges f pa r t al s o s o m e h u n d re d . p a rts o f other Metals into O , and this is a n i nc r eas e i n s ho rt ti me i n q u a n titate, but the M er cur y must be made r ather h o t be fo re yo u p ro j e ct the tinctur e upon i- t. B u t p e r co rp o h u ma n o this univer sal m edici- ne is used aga i ns t a l l d i se a se s, u n fe rme n ted, fr om il, 5 or 6 gr ains. Post en i Im bi bi t i o n e s I, 2 , o r a t most 3 gr ains, but if it has been fr equ entl y augmented you give only one grain. Pa r t i eu l a re e x u n i ve rsali.

T a ke O O o " S a l t'I . loth, A O 2 loth mix welt together vrlvil wvbv T T w i t h f l o th w e l l e l -i xi v ated silver calx, gr ind it well together , a n d a d d th e re to l | l o th of milk animated with et Cinnabr i o S + I n i i n th i '< w i se yo u put fir st the milk at the bottom of the \-/ p h i a l , w h j -ch i s b e st i f it have a flat bottom , and. ther eon put the m i x t u re d .e e e t fer m ento; Close the phial with a cor k and w hi te + w a x a n d p u t i t a t fi rst 2 or 3 weeks in gentle digestion that ' t h r o u g h p u tre fa cti o n i t m ay get to per fect coagulation and as h c o l - o ur th e n i n cre a se the fir e until- the matter gets quite w hi te, w h e n i t i s q u i te w h i te then give it another imbibition with tac l e a n i m a to , th a t i t ma y b ecom e mor e easily fusible than with 2 l oth of t h e mi l k t o r a l so a l i ttle m or e, when it has come thr ough p utr ef a c t i o a d . a l b e d i n e rn , i t is a m ed.icine per U com une ad au gm entum p e r p e tu u m i n th i s w i se that you take of thiJ M edicine 3 par ts and p u t o n e p a rt o f p that has been washed with f and conunon " o *. e , grind. it together and put it ad digestionem for Ill days or 2 r d ays a t mo st, a n d trr e will becom e per fectly fixed and abLe Q t o p a ss cu p e l l a ti o n , i n such wise that you can set such augm entum

13.

ad libitum and the augmentum perpetuum is always continued with a third part of 0 com. Bu t th e re i s sti l l a better augmentation that tinges all m etal - s . i n t o Q) to b e d o n e w i th this par ticular pr ocess nam ely; when i t has arri-ved at the perfect white you can at once imbibe and ferment i t wi th to th de or do, also with both together an d Z l - oth Q I a n i ma te d Me n stru o th a t has melted with the four th gr ade of the f i r e to p e rfe ct re d , and it is also ver y good. and ver y ser v i c eabLe w h e n i t h a s g o t to th e r ed, that it should again be im bibe d w i th I l - o th a n d 2 l -oth d e M enstr uo and again be br ought per om nes + e c o l o re s a d ru b e d i n e m, then it tinges one par t to IO par ts of i m p e r f ect me ta l s e xce p t dinto constant goId, and such im bi bi ti on o n l y w i th a d d i ti o n o f the sth, or 4th. par t of de Sol- o Mens tr uo e s s en ti fi ci to i ca n su ch tinctur e be augmented so high in q uanti tate e t q u a l i ta te , th a t f par t will tinge sever al_ fOO par ts. T h e o th e r P a rti .cu l a r. Take well elixivated calx of Luna 4 roilr$Q ana ! loth. d "t D e M e n stru o e sse n ti fi ci to 2f, loth put it together let it di ges t f o r a ti me o f 4 w e e ks at fir st gently, then with str ong heat. anr l a l l th e ! a w i l l b e com e good Q T h e th i rd P a rti cu l a r.

r ak e (^^. ;)caIx21oth,$

& Oo " M a r te f

to th + 9

+ r oth,

M e n stru o e sse n ti fi ca to con cinnabr io Q r + loth, put it to gether f o r a mo n th , d t fi rst gentle and then str ong heat till it gets r e d , th e n i mb i b e i t w ell with r + loth id est J Dr achm as of m i l k a n d by stro n g fi re l e t it get r ed. at once. of this m edici ne z l o t h p ro i e cte d u p o n 2 m ar k of ) standing un fusion gives r 0 to 1 2 l o th Q a n d w h e n th i s m edicine has been fr equently ir nbibed w i th M e n s tru o a n i ma to , i t ti nges ar so $ & 4 into constant O

14.

N o w fo l l o w s m a d e. F i r stl y

h o w th e true Aur um Potabile

also luna potabile

c an be

nrrA'lrr v* vu s+r , rrnnh *1,-.. th same p o u r re c t if ie d V in i T a rt a ris a t i , S p irit 'la o r ra i+ *n in B a ln e o f o r a mo n t h , t i1 l the S. V. becomes E -utrify hig h ly coloured, distil and you t h e S . V . o f f wit h g e n t le f ire , n'l

u re S d" O , or ma ke a p -+ D , dissolve the sam e i n M e n stru o n o stro a n i mi a to con Cinnabar o, leave it for four day s q n r l n i crh r< i n q u i te g entle heat, and the M enstr uum will di s s ol - v e t h e mo st n o b l e Qfa r o" D and the menstr uum will b ec om e "; +

,yv.Llr .,;'l'l

-^+ 5y,,

+L^

urlv true

Aurum

Potabi1e,

which

can not

again

be reduced

t o a co rp u sr 0 f th i s use f, 2, or at the m ost 3 Dr ops. An d i n thi s +. w i s e a l l - Me ta l l i ck $ as wel- l de O as of O can be br ough t to


potability and used fY as high Medicine.

I\,trther Ti - ncture.

f olLows how all

gems , as diamonds, tinged

rubies , and emeral-ds into a true

and sapphires

can be augmented,

and brought

T a ke o f th e se co n d o r thir d Regulo $ +' t h e O i s fu se d w i th @ & ! and the $ fr


n'laqz.'lrr rloonnlfgd On page 6, take the

m aae of the feces, w hen has been washed of f,


Same regulo, pOwd.er it,

as i s
then

take

thereof

or 4 loth mix it in then we ll th e

and of the together c e n t re , Cru c ib le t h e re in , wit h

g il,

w ha t you wil1, sho u ld fo r if is ge t fi r e, to fi ne 24 hours, th ere in is fusion


.t- t' t

b e it a n d p u t it it in and feel

Dia mo n d , ru by in wit h a c o v e re d of a n iro n a f ire

or crucibl-e

have a hole

p la c e

cal-cination rod therein conlet in it the water, done


-f/

open t h e le f t it let

any regulus then ,.'1

a n d i-n c a s e t h e re g u l u s a g o o d f ire a n d s t irring it out, re d h o t d e s c rib ed is

go off

+ ; - , ,r ^r 1u 1 .ar4J, . ur

cold,

all is re d u c e d t o p o wd e r, t h e n t a k e and put it on a n iro n p a t o la , le t it g e t it while re d h o t in t o t h e h e re a f t e r c a lc in e d becom e p e rf e c t ly

and cast

an d the gems will

a n d c a n b e re d uc e d

powder by grindi rg ,

a n d t h e mo re f z . e n rro n t ' lrr t h is

r -).

o f g e tti n g

it

re d h o t and then quenching it

the better

it

will

be.

Co mmo n d i sti l -Ie d w ell- - water by weight 4 lbs. ther ein dis s ol v e ) e B l o th , S a L C o mmune B loth, and Sal Nitr o g l_oth. r n th i s w a te r i s d one the quenching of all kind.s of gems . A l th o u g h th e re a re also other cal- cinations of gem s a.ccor di ng t o th e w a ys o f so me a d.epts as with pur e and cr ear w i th S 6 a d d i ti o n o f a fi xe d . sal comm une,but these ar e long and di ffi c ul t p r o ce sse s a n d th e b e for e d.escr ibed. way is the best becaus e gi v en by experience and proved to be real- by adepts. N ow w h e n th e g e ms h ave been r educed to subtir - e powder , tak e of t h e sa me o n e p a rt a s for instance: G emp o w d e r ,........... I loth O ..,... r..... J loth

.. .......... A -tt-l

3 lo th

I ]- oth H ............ al-l weil mixed together and f roth cinnabrio 6 ground. into i t t ha t th e g e ms ma y be mor e thr oughly attacked, and such c om pos i t_ i o n is th ro w n i n sp o o nfur s in a ver y r ed hot cr ucible and w i th b e s t h e a t a s p o ssi b re kept in continual fusion for a quar t er of an h o u r , th e n p o u r i t o u t on a gr inding stone r educe it to po w der , a n d p u t i t to fi l te r with com m on well- water that all acidit y m ay go away, but the sulphur you must conquer by pouring + into the f i r s t w a te r ru n n i n g th r ough the filter , of which by weight v er y little w i l l b e g a i .n e d . T h e fe ce s a re th u s calcined ad salom but they m ust at firs t b e w el l d e si cca te d , e l se they ar e not good for fur - m inati- on: T a ke th e fe ce s . o .... o.. + loth this O........o 8 loth

r+Loth + .........
8......... + loth

m i x i t w e l l - to g S i h e r l e t it wel- l fuse together for a time t hat o n e c o u l d sa y se ve ra l times the Lor ds pr ayer , then pour it out and
TA

with it

diligence o f the saline

reduce which

it

to

f in e take

p o wd e r, the faces

then per b y t a s t in g . le t in

f il-t ru m

deprive be well all times and pqt &

c a n b e d is c e rn e d a g o o d c a lc in in g that it wa t e r. the o u t le t in it t h is

Wh en this d r ie d

has been do n e , them to

t h e m a g a in a wid e p u lv e ris e , in t o at

and put

f ire

c ru c i b l - e ,

a n d calcine for 24 hour s , i n q crnnrl hoaf,, then tak e it to filter with boilin g i" is ba so ns till the O ,\ L) oI' aJ-I gems. + The lac virginis w hite milk which is

c ru c ib le

ma y s t a n d

Co o l,

P u t t h e wa t e r

e v a p or a t i n g the e

we ll- d rie d , a n ima t e d

wis e y o u g e t in t h is wa y : of

t h e re wit h

Take of the with

qui t e

p u re wh ic h mu s t n o t

b e a n ima t e d

o u g h t else than the A o f g e ms , a s f o llo ws : I lo t h +-T cr om q i < tekon to B loth o f t h e milk , p la c e it in t o + L^+ !u 'i + r-^-' ( 1_ u rra u lr a.J ^ issol-ve the n le t it s t a n d in a c l-o s e d da vs anrl nights, and the me n s t ru u m will a b s o rb t h e an d essencified But the w ay: Of the white of ta ke O D "t A abbificatio gem e v unfermen t e d e a rt h , g n ra t e d by the therewith . of the T in c t u re is d o n e in Conjunction

of the $ g e n t le h e a t , vessef for three A


-f

mo s t n ob l e f o llo w i n e

the

c o n ju n c t i o n

cum me n s t ru o n o s t ro O T. . . . . . . , 4 lo t h ..... .... . . ! lo t h


..2

a n d c a ll-e d a b b if ic a t i o ;

of th e
of tho

t he g e m

z.i c'h+'l y animated

...........

o .. + lo th
Medicine l_oth.

T h i s a l l w e l l - mi xe d , n amely, La ter r a alba O togethe r put "t + i n t o a p h i a l a n d th e n the menstr uum pour ed ther eon, set it at fi r s t i n g en tl e h e a t fo r B d ays and nights, then continue with str onger f i r e to th e h i g h e st w h ite and it will tinge Cr ystal, made s oft
nn norr lrn*
r vs rlv v t

+s

the

highest

Diamond,

in

the

red

colour

should

it

h a v e b e e n fe rme n te d w i th Diam ond, to tr ue Car buncle, in the gr een c o l - o u r i f i t i s so fe rm ented with em er ald, to the highest g r een Bnerald. f n th e b l u e co l o u r to Sapphir es and lastly shoul- d it be f er m ented

I7 .

with the e delli rubini and brought into these, it witl "t + also tinge crystal to such high Rubies as in rustre will not be inferiour to diamond.
T h i s ti n ctu re i s a l w ays ' anim ated with its like anim ated m ens Er uo continually multiplied and im bibed. Always if ther e is 6 l oth o f T i n ctu re i n w e i g h t 1ike f+ loth of the animated m ilk. One more Particular pro Cor po homano to be used in all D i s eas es , i t s do se i s fro m I, 2 , to 3 gr ains, N a me l y S a I fl ......,.. 2 loth

T h is a l l w e l l - mi xe d together put it in a phial, and pour ther eon I + l o th d e me n stru o a nim ato, and d.igest it within two m onths ti m e a t f i rst i n g e n tl e a n d after war d.s in str ong heat to r ednes s , i t i s a n e xce l ]-e n t me d i ci n e as befor e m entioned.

It is augmented con e K et in this wj_se: + I cf the Tincture there is ? lotlr, t'atce theretoe{*+9--+
menstruo ani-mato r loth and in this way it

toth,

is always augmented.

M e r t o n 2 4 IV . Ig o f

J. K.

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