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This is a line of thought that traces back to the Stoics, and of course survives in the thought, for example, of Alfred North Whitehead Science and the Modern World.
In Yourcenar's own words, "In alchemical treatises, the formula L'Oeuvre au Noir, designates what is said to be the most opus nigrum yourcenar phase of the alchemist's process, the separation and dissolution of substance.
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