The Ripley role is crucial 15th century work-related of emblematic symbolism. Twenty one copies are known, date from the early on 16th century come the mid-17th. There space two different forms that the symbolism, through 17 manuscripts of the key version, and 4 manuscripts of the different form. Over there are really wide sport in the English text on the different manuscripts, and for the text below I have modernised and also unified a variety of versions. This is no a correctly researched edition, however a reworking of the text into a modern readable form. I add the engravings of the Scroll printed in David Beuther, global und Particularia... Hamburg, 1718.

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You have to make Water that the Earth, and Earth of the Air, and Air that the Fire, and Fire of the Earth.The black color Sea. The black Luna. The black Sol.
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Here is the last of the White stone and the begining that the Red.
Of the child take the lightThe Red gum that is so brightAnd of the Moon carry out alsoThe which gum lock both troweThe theorists Sulphur viveThis I call it without strifeKybright and also Kebright the is referred to as alsoAnd other names countless moreOf lock drawe the end a tinctureAnd make of lock a marital relationship pureBetween the husband and the mam Espowsed v the water of lifeBut of this water thou need to bewareOr else thy work will be full bareHe must be make of his own kind mark thou now in her mindAcetome of thinkers men speak to thisA water abiding so the isThe maidens milk that the dewThat all the job-related doth renewThe Serpent that life the is called alsoAnd various other names plenty of moreThe i beg your pardon causeth generationBetwixt the man and also the womanBut looke she no division Be there in the conjunctionOf the moon and of sunAfter the marriage be begunAnd every the when they be a weddingGive to them your drinkingAcetome that is great and fineBetter to them then any wineNow once this marital relationship is donePhilosophers call it a stoneThe which hath a great natureTo lug a rock that is for this reason pureSo he have actually kindly nourishmentPerfect heat and decoctionBut in the matrix once they be putLet never the glasse be unshutTill they have ingendred a stoneIn the civilization there not such a one
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The Red Lune. The soul of Water. Red Sol. The Red Sea.
On the ground over there is a hillAlso a serpent within a wellHis tail is lengthy with wings wideAll all set to flee through every sideRepair the well quick aboutThat your serpent pass not outFor if that he be over there a goneThou lose the virtue of the stoneWhere is the ground friend must recognize hereAnd the well that is therefore clearAnd what is the dragon through the tailOr else the work shall tiny availThe well must run in water clearTake good heed because that this your fireThe fire through water glowing shall be burnt and also water through fire washed chandelier beThe earth on fire shall be putAnd water with air shall be knitThus ye shall go to purificationAnd bring the serpent to redemptionFirst he shall be black color as a crowAnd under in his den chandelier lie complete lowSwelling as a toad the lieth on the groundBurst with bladders sitting so roundThey shall to burst and lie complete plainAnd this v craft the serpent is slainHe chandelier shine colors here countless a oneAnd revolve as white as whale"s boneWith the water the he to be inWash him clear from his sinAnd let that drink a little and a light and also that shall do him fair and whiteThe i m sorry whiteness it is in abidingLo right here is a an extremely full finishing that the white rock and the redLo below is the really true deed.The Red Lion. The environment-friendly Lion. The Mouth that Choleric beware.
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Here is the last of the Red, and the beginning to put away the dead. The Elixir Vitae.
Take the father that Phoebus therefore highThat sit for this reason high in majestyWith his beams the shines for this reason brightIn all areas wherever the he beFor the is dad to all thingsMaintainer of life come crop and rootAnd causeth nature for to springWith the wife beginneth sootheFor that is salve come every soreTo bring around this thriving workTake good heed depend this loreI say unto learned and unto clerkAnd Homogenie is my nameWhich God made with his very own handAnd Magnesia is mine dameYou candlestick verily understand.Now ns shall here beginFor come teach thee a all set wayOr else tiny shall you winTake an excellent heed what I carry out sayDivide you Phoebus in countless partsWith his beams the be for this reason brightAnd this with nature that convertThe i beg your pardon is mirror of every lightThis Phoebus hath full many a nameWhich that is complete hard come knowAnd but thou take it the an extremely sameThe philosophers rock ye shall not knowTherefore ns counsel ere ye beginKnow it well what it have to beAnd the is thick do it thinFor then it shall complete well favor theeNow understand what ns meanAnd take an excellent heed theretoOur work else shall little be seenAnd revolve thee to much woeAs I have said this our loreMany a name ns wish he hathSome behind and some beforeAs theorists doth him giveIn the sea there is no leesStandeth the bird the HermesEating his wings variableAnd maketh himself yet full stableWhen every his feather be from that goneHe standeth still below as a stoneHere is currently both white and redAnd every so the rock to quicken the dead All and some there is no fableBoth hard and also soft and malleableUnderstand currently well and also rightAnd give thanks to you God that this sightThe bird the Hermes is my name eating my wing to make me tame.The Red Sea. The Red Sol. The Red Elixir Vitae.Red Stone. White Stone. Elixir Vitae. Luna in Crescent.

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I shall you tell with level declarationWhere, how, and what is mine generationOmogeni is mine FatherAnd Magnesia is mine MotherAnd Azot truly is my SisterAnd Kibrick forsooth is mine BrotherThe Serpent of Arabia is my nameThe i beg your pardon is leader of all this gameThat sometime was both wood and also wildAnd currently I to be both meek and also mildThe Sun and the Moon v their mightHave chastised me the was so lightMy wings the me broughtHither and also thither where I thoughtNow with their might they under me pull,And carry me where they willThe Blood of mine heart ns wishNow causeth both joy and also blisseAnd dissolveth the an extremely StoneAnd knitteth the ere he have doneNow maketh tough that to be lixAnd causeth him to be fixOf my blood and also water i wishPlenty in all the people there isIt runneth in every placeWho it findeth the hath graceIn the world it runneth end allAnd goeth round as a ballBut thou know well thisOf the worke she shalt missTherefore recognize ere you beginWhat that is and all his kinMany a surname he hath full sureAnd every is yet one NatureThou must part him in threeAnd climate knit him as the TrinityAnd make them all but oneLo here is the philosophers Stone
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