Definition of Mercuries
1. mercury [n] - See also: mercury
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Literary usage of Mercuries
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Philosophical principles of universal chemistry by Georg Ernst Stahl, Peter Shaw (1730)
"... of things have been currently /~\ handed about relating to the mercuries c'ons ^ave keen ... mercuries, often perform fo little upon experience* that ..."
2. The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides, Henry Dale, Thomas Arnold (1873)
"... anil Kiews who were in personal attendance on their masters, though not at all respecting the mercuries, yet of certain mutilations of other images ..."
3. The Hermetic and Alchemical Writings of Aureolus Philippus Theophrastus by Paracelsus (1894)
"THE mercuries OF THE METALS. IN the year 1582 an octavo edition of the ... Among these there is one upon the mercuries of the Metals, which fills a somewhat ..."
4. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1914)
"True history of the fabrication of the Armada mercuries. DTB \Vood. 19th Cent. 75: 342-54. F. '14. Europe. ..."
5. Manners and Customs of the Ancient Egyptians, by Sir John Gardner Wilkinson (1841)
"According to Cicero t, the Greeks reckoned in their mythology five mercuries; " one the son of Heaven and the Day Another of Valens and Phoronis, ..."