Abraham, Noah, and Moses said to have been
Acre besieged in the Third Crusade, ii. 69; its surrender to the Christians, 71. Addison’s account of a Rosicrucian, i. 177; his opinion on duelling, ii. 281. Agricola, George, the alchymist, memoir of, i. 145. Agrippa, Cornelius, memoir, and portrait of, i. 138; his power of raising the dead and the absent, 142.
Aislabie, Mr., Chancellor of the Exchequer, his
participation in the South-Sea fraud, i. 73, 78; rejoicings on his committal to the Tower, 79. Albertus Magnus, his studies in alchymy, i. 99;
his animated brazen statue destroyed by Thomas
his power to change the course of the seasons, 101.
Alchymists, the, or Searches for the Philosopher’s Stone
natural origin of the study of Alchymy, its
connexion with astrology, &c., i. 94; alleged antiquity of the study, 95;
Albertus Magnus, with portrait, Thomas Aquinas,