The Freemasons: What They Are, what They Do, what They are Aiming at

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P. Donahoe, 1869 - Freemasonry - 136 pages
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Page 39 - ROUTES OF THE JEWISH MERCHANTS CALLED AL-RADHANIYYA These merchants speak Arabic, Persian, Roman,62 Prankish, Spanish, and Slavonic. They travel from the East to the West and from the West to the East by land as well as by sea.
Page 130 - The sum of the ten commandments is, To love the Lord our God with all our heart, with all our soul, with all our strength, and with all our mind ; and our neighbour as ourselves.
Page 122 - If any one will not hear the Church, let him be to you as a heathen and a publican ;" as a public sinner, and a man without God and without hope.
Page 26 - SW Brethren, in the name of the great architect of the universe, and by the command of the Worshipful Master, I declare th'is lodge closed. . JW It is accordingly so done and stands closed until the barring all cases of emergency, of which the brethren shall be apprized by summons.
Page 127 - They are expressly excommunicated ; they have no more any share in the prayers of the Church; they must not any more assist at the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass, nor at the other public services; nor can they receive any sacrament.
Page 111 - ... left hand so that the little finger is on the mouth, the thumb on the ear, the middle finger and the index finger on the eye, and the remaining finger on the nose. GRIP. All Rites. Place the index and middle fingers of the right hand on the nose of the tyler, touching by the interior and press in turn the right thumb on the joints of the two fingers near the thumbnails. KNOCKS. All Rites. Five equal knocks. Acclamation EVA, repeated five times. INSIGNIA. Rite of Memphis. As in the 1st degree....
Page 69 - Lodges, formulas without any bearing on ordinary life; in a word, a comedy of equality. But, in these matters, tragedy comes on the heels of comedy; and Princes and Noblemen were made to cover with their name, and blindly to help with their influence occult undertakings directed against themselves.
Page 90 - Hebrew lofty life, which clearly designates the position of the Sun in relation to the Earth. . ... In all ceremonies performed in Lodges, you will constantly trace the same idea.

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