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Well, he was no Svengali, no alchemist and, obviously, they would have happened without him.What It Was Like to Watch the Beatles Become the Beatles—Nik Cohn Remembers|Nik Cohn|February 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Think of story and character as the tools of an alchemist, not those of a builder.Desperately Seeking Charm: Steven Amsterdam on an Elusive Quality|Steven Amsterdam|April 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I feel like they are the alchemist of the tuber world; they make everything from smooth, soft purees to beautiful crunchy pickles.
With the masked, shape-changing American alchemist, it is impossible to know too much for sure.
A few days later Leonardo sent him for a rare mathematical book to the house of the alchemist, Sacrobosco.The Romance of Leonardo da Vinci|Dmitry Sergeyevich Merezhkovsky
No, nor nobody ever did, or ever will, till we can see an alchemist grow rich.The Book Lovers' Anthology|Various
The alchemist constructed his ordered scheme of nature on the basis of the supposed universality of life.The Story of Alchemy and the Beginnings of Chemistry|M. M. Pattison Muir
Nature worship is not absent, but it is nature as seen by the fancy of the alchemist and astrologer.
In later days the name Magi became synonymous with sorcerer, magician, alchemist, &c.Mysticism and its Results|John Delafield
British Dictionary definitions for alchemist
Word Origin and History for alchemist
1510s, from Middle French alquemiste, from Medieval Latin alchimista (see alchemy). Earlier forms were alchemister (late 14c.), alkanamyer (late 15c.).