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Edward Gibbon – The banishment of alchemy

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Edward GibbonPhilosophy, with the aid of experience, has at length banished the study of alchemy; and the present age, however desirous of riches, is content to seek them by the humbler means of commerce and industry.

Edward Gibbon   (1737-1794)
The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

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