Proceedings of the Most Worshipful Grand Lodge of Ancient Free and Accepted Masons of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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Page 70 - Where wast thou when I laid the foundations of the earth? declare, if thou hast understanding. Who hath laid the measures thereof, if thou knowest? or who hath stretched the line upon it? Whereupon are the foundations thereof fastened? or who laid the corner-stone thereof: When the morning stars sang together, and all the sons of God shouted for joy?
Page 70 - Behold, I lay in Zion for a foundation a stone, a tried stone, a precious corner stone, a sure foundation : he that believeth shall not make haste.
Page 282 - And thou shalt remember all the way which the Lord thy God led thee these forty years in the wilderness, to humble thee, and to prove thee, to know what was in thine heart, whether thou wouldest keep his commandments, or no.
Page 91 - The most worshipful Grand lodge of ancient Free and accepted masons of the commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Page 75 - May Corn, Wine and Oil, and all the necessaries of life, abound among men throughout the world ; and may the blessing of Almighty God be upon this undertaking, and may the structure here to be erected be pieserved to the latest ages, in order that it may promote the humane purposes for which it is designed.
Page 29 - Never the spirit was born; the spirit shall cease to be never; Never was time it was not; End and Beginning are dreams! Birthless and deathless and changeless remaineth the spirit for ever; Death hath not touched it at all, dead though the house of it seems!
Page 2 - We shall stand before the Orient, and our Master will be there, To try the Blocks we offer by his own unerring Square.
Page 72 - Senior Grand Warden, what is the proper jewel of your office? Senior Grand Warden. — The Level. Grand Master. — What does it teach ? Senior Grand Warden. — The equality of all men, and hy it we prove our work. Grand Master. — Apply your jewel to this Corner-Stone, and make report. Senior Grand Warden. — The Stone is level ; the Craftsmen have done their duty.
Page 286 - Chartres, and all the Grand Lodge of Scotland visited. The meeting was numerous and elegant ; all the different lodges about town were present, in all their pomp. The Grand Master, who presided with great solemnity and honor to himself as a gentleman and a mason, among other general toasts, gave " Caledonia, and Caledonia's Bard, Brother Burns," which rung through the whole assembly with multiplied honours and repeated acclamations.
Page 286 - Caledonia, and Caledonia's Bard, Brother B ," which rung through the whole assembly with multiplied honors and repeated acclamations. As I had no idea such a thing would happen, I was downright thunder-struck, and trembling in every nerve made the best return in my power. Just as I had finished, some of the grand officers said, so loud that I could hear, with a most comforting accent, " Very well indeed !" which set me something to rights again.

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