Temple Lectures of the Order of the Magi: Delivered Before the Grand Temple of the Order at Various Times

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A.L. Fyfe, printer, 1892 - Astrology - 270 pages
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Page 191 - To give light to them that sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, to guide our feet into the way of peace. 80 And the child grew, and waxed strong in spirit, and was in the deserts till the day of his shewing unto Israel.
Page 193 - Vice Is a monster of such frightful mien. That to be hated, needs but to be seen; But seen too oft, familiar with her face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace.
Page 26 - Egypt at the beginning appears mature, old, and entirely without mythical and heroic ages, as if the country had never known youth. Its civilization has no infancy, and its art no archaic period. The civilization of the Old Monarchy did not begin with infancy. It was already mature.
Page 270 - Seek not for fresher founts afar, Just drop your bucket where you are ; And while the ship right onward leaps Uplift it from exhaustless deeps ; Parch not your life with dry despair, The stream of hope flows everywhere. So, under every sky and star, Just drop your bucket where you are.
Page 270 - Oh, give us water or we die ! " A voice came o'er the waters far, "Just drop your bucket where you are." And then they dipped and drank their fill Of water fresh from mead and hill ; And then they knew they sailed upon The broad mouth of the Amazon.
Page 233 - dipper", or "plough" appeared some 22,000 years ago. It is to the Continent of Atlantis that the order of the Magi traces its origin, the Continent which sank beneath the waves ages and ages before the first page of history begins to record the accurate story of mankind. Since publishing "The Invisible Influence...
Page 174 - ... insalubrity of its climate, that city will not probably, for centuries to come, equal New York in population, enterprise, and capital. New York, like Liverpool, Petersburg, and Calcutta, has risen into eminence in a comparatively short period. It is still increasing in magnitude and importance, and will continue to do so for a long time to come...
Page 169 - What is a constitution, and what are its objects ? It is easier to tell what it is not than what it is. It is not the beginning of a community, nor the origin of private rights ; it is not the fountain of law, nor the incipient state of government ; it is not the cause, but consequence, of personal and political freedom ; it grants no rights to the people, but is the creature of their power, the instrument...
Page 2 - In the Office of the Librarian of Congress, at Washington, D C. [ALL RIGHTS RESERVED ] FVH PREFACE TO THE SECOND AMERICAN EDITION.
Page 31 - I can't bear men who talk of women and sex in bored amused voices as if they've seen all there is to see and know all there is to know.

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