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" Elias Ashmole writes in his diary " May 13, 1653. E 2 My father Backhouse (an astrologer who had adopted him for his son, a common practice with these men) lying sick in Fleet-street, over against St. Dunstan's church, and not knowing whether he should... "
Curiosities of Literature - Page 496
by Isaac Disraeli - 1807
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The Critical Review: Or, Annals of Literature, Volume 6

Tobias Smollett - 1814
...these men), being sick, in Fleet-street, over against St. Dimstan's church, and not knowing whether be should live or die, about eleven of the clock, told me in .ii/llab!es the true matter of the philosoplier't stone, which he Bequeathed to m,e as a legacy.' I...
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The Recreative Magazine, Volume 1

1822 - 586 pages
...Journal of his Life. " 1652, May 13, my father, Backhouse, being sick in F/eet-street, over against St. Dunstan's church, and not knowing whether he should live or die, about eleven o'clock told me, in syllables, the true matter of the philosopher's stone, which he bequeathed to me...
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Curiosities of Literature, Volume 2

Isaac Disraeli - 1823
...the humbler means of commerce and industry." Elias Ashmole writes in his diary " May 13, 1653. My father Backhouse (an astrologer who had adopted...clock, told me in syllables the true matter of the philosophers stone, which he bequeathed to me as a legacy" By this we learn that a miserable wretch...
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Curiosities of Literature, Volume 2

Isaac Disraeli - 1834
...adopted him for his son, a common practice with these men) lying sick in Fleet-street, over against St. Dunstan's church, and not knowing whether he should...this we learn that a miserable wretch knew the art of malting gold, yet always lived a beggar ; and that Ashmole really imagined he was in possession of...
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Prolusiones Historicæ: Or, Essays Illustrative of the Halle of John Halle ...

Edward Duke - 1837 - 622 pages
...Diary after this : ' 1653. May 13. My father Backhouse, lying sick in Fleet-street, over against St. Dunstan's Church, and not knowing whether he should...eleven of the clock, told me in syllables, the true nature of the Philosopher's Stone, which he bequeathed to me as a legacy.' " Ashmole collected many...
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Prolusiones Historicæ: Or, Essays Illustrative of the Halle of John Halle ...

Edward Duke - 1837 - 622 pages
...this : ' 1653. May 13. My father Backhouse, lying sick in Fleet-street, over against St. Dunstan'a Church, and not knowing whether he should live or...eleven of the clock, told me in syllables, the true nature of the Philosopher's Stone, which he bequeathed to me as a legacy.' " Ashmole collected many...
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Ars Quatuor Coronatorum: Being the Transactions of the Quatuor ..., Volume 3

1840
...under the 13th of May, 1652 : " My father Backhouse lying sick in Fleet Street, over against St. Dunstan's Church ; and not knowing whether he should live or die, about one of the clock, told me, in syllables, [italics mine] tho true matter of the Philosopher's Stone,...
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Curiosities of Literature: And The Literary Character Illustrated

Isaac Disraeli - 1851 - 509 pages
...H,,n a common practice with the-e men) lying sick in Fieri- *trH'l, over against Saint Duncan's church, and not knowing whether he should live or die, about eleven of the clock, told me in syllable* the true matter of th* ^ilosopher's stone, which he bequeathed to me a* a Legacy1 By this...
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The complete angler, of I. Walton and C. Cotton, with variorum notes, ed. by ...

Izaak Walton - 1856
...stay long secrets to me." And a little after, p. 27, "My father Backhouse, lying sick in Fleet-street, told me, in syllables, the true matter of the philosopher's stone, which he bequeathed to me as a legacy." See more of this practice, and of the tremendous solemnities with which the secret was communicated,...
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Things not generally known. Popular errors explained and illustrated

John Timbs - 1858 - 287 pages
...his life, says : " 1653, May 13 : My father Backhouse, lying sick in Fleet-street, over against St. Dunstan's church, and not knowing whether he should...clock told me in syllables the true |. matter of the Philosophers' Stone, which he bequeathed to me as a legacy." However, Backhouse recovered. Lady Mary...
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