Example: I was hoarding this stock of a personalities to be stirred together in the alembic of an Idea.
Definition: An alembic (from
Arabic Al-inbiq الأنبيق, from
Greek ambix (ambikon) possibly from
Semitic) is an
still consisting of two vessels connected by a tube.
Metaphorically: anything that
refines or transmutes, as if by distillation .