The Early History and Antiquities of Freemasonry: As Connected with Ancient Norse Guilds, and the Oriental and MediŠval Building Fraternities (Google eBook)

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Bradley, 1881 - Guilds - 508 pages
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p. 273 Hammer sign (i.e., gavel); p. 141 free masonary in Germany; p. 203 Building of Corporations, Corporations are armed; p. 263 Formal symbolism and order for silence; p. 286 More mason symbols; p. 323 trowel, compass etc symbols; p.

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Page 28 - I am the door; by me if any man enter in, he shall be saved, and shall go in and out and find pasture.
Page 458 - Jesus answered them, I told you, and ye believed not: the works that I do in my Father's name, they bear witness of me.
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Page 451 - God shall bear his sin, and he, that blasphemeth the name of the Lord, shall surely be put to death, and all the congregation shall certainly stone him.
Page 137 - To these add the Customs relating to the County, whereof they have one, of admitting Men into the Society of Free-Masons, that in the moorelands of this County seems to be of greater request, than anywhere else, though I find the Custom spread more or less all over the Nation; for here I found persons of the most eminent quality, that did not disdain to be of this Fellowship.
Page 140 - ... no law, rule, or regulation, to be hereafter made or passed in Grand Lodge, should ever deprive them of such privilege, or encroach on any landmark which was at that time established as the standard of Masonic government.
Page 30 - From Constantinople as a center of mechanical skill, a knowledge of art radiated to distant countries, and corporations of builders of Grecian birth were permitted to exercise a judicial government among themselves, according to the laws of the country to which they owed allegiance." This was the age when more symbolism was made use of than at any other period, the reason being that the Christian religion having so lately supplanted Paganism, and as most converts could not read, the Bible was spread...
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Page 459 - Lord, even the Devils are subject unto us through thy name, Luke x.

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