|E. Cobham Brewer 18101897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.|
| Compound bodies, in chemical phraseology, mean those which have two or more simple bodies or elements in their composition, as water.|| 1|
| Simple bodies, in chemical phraseology, mean the elements.|| 2|
| The heavenly bodies. The sun, moon, stars, and so on.|| 3|
Planets. Metals. 1. Apollo, or the Sun Gold. 2. Diana, or the Moon Silver. 3. Mercury Quicksilver. 4. Venus Copper. 5. Mars Iron. 6. Jupiter Tin. 7. Saturn Lead.
| The seven bodies (of alchemists). The seven metals supposed to correspond with the seven planets.|| 4|