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Elixir of Life

fabulous potion conferring immortality. [Medieval Legend: Brewer Dictionary, 371]
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Matus, however, is not concerned with the practical details of their work and the medicinal products they created but with the way in which the quintessence, the elixir of life, in philosophical reasoning related to the essential goodness of creation.
Jesus offers the elixir of life to all who will drink it (John 4:10).
The FW17 haute couture collection, Sophia the Goddess, taps into the princess's life after finding the elixir of life and mastering the secrets of alchemy.
Looking at the broader picture, it is important enough for us to celebrate - after decades of sending probes examining planetary structures and billions of dollars invested in space research, we have stumbled across considerable presence of water - the elixir of life - on Mars, our nearest neighbour.
In this paper, I argue that Hawthorne's "Study 1" and "Study 2" of "Septimus Felton" continue this long line of his earlier fictions and "familiar kind of prefaces" that imagine a kind of posthumous authorship--one that is in some sense "the Elixir of Life" Hawthorne's last romance seeks.
SCI-FI flick Cocoon fantasised about finding the elixir of life, but scientist Craig Currie has come closer than anyone - in a pill that makes you live longer.
Using Emerson's The Conduct of Life (1860), Hawthorne's Septimius Felton; or, the Elixir of Life (1872), and Melville's Clarel, A Poem and Pilgrimage in the Holy Land (1876), Kevorkian shows how each revises his religious position in response to changing events, and, in the case of Hawthorne and Melville, in response to Emerson's provocations in The Conduct of Life (with Melville responding to Hawthorne as well as to Emerson).
Water is considered one of the most indispensable resources and is the elixir of life for human beings other organisms of the environment and maintaining the balance of nature.
e search for the Elixir of Life and its gift of immortality dates back thousands of years.
Water is truly the elixir of life to sustain hopes of long-term prosperity by any community, large or small.
She used photos of Lisa and her family and other joyful images taken from Chef Dahl's Lisa's award-winning cookbook, "The Elixir of Life (http://shop.livingdahl.com/elixir-of-life-cookbook/)." The dark espresso walls make the perfect backdrop to Rhinehart's work, but the color was also chosen to reflect the bittersweet events in Lisa's life.
Many regular followers of the column will have noted me writing on more than one occasion that exercise is the elixir of life.

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