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aqua vitae

Latin for vital water (brandy), formerly used in written prescriptions.
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The manuscript is full of references to the aquila or eagle (the volatile principle or sal ammoniac), aqua fortis or "strong water" (mainly nitric acid), aqua vitae (concentrated alcohol, often distilled wine), "dragons," (symbolizing "the volatile and fixed principles [mercury and sulphur]," 253), sophic mercury (describing the universal agent of transmutation) and the urine of Saturn (an ammonium salt), just to name a few.
Later that day brave souls Will and Jonny, thehotel gym instructors, will endure a sponsored waxing, and on Thursday the Aqua Vitae Spa instructors will be doing a topless car wash service throughout the day.
Los franceses lo llamaron eau de vie, <<agua de vida>>, y los italianos aqua vitae.
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The seriously religious Pilgrims didn't condone wild partying, frivolity or excessive drinking of beer - the most popular beverage of the time - or aqua vitae, a strong liquor made from distilling wine or beer.
The Ed Dunlop-trained filly was content to track Aqua Vitae in the early stages but was given her head over a furlong out and kept on well to win by a length and a quarter from Miss Polly Plum.
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