Free Masonry in North America from the Colonial Period to the Beginning of the Present Century: Also the History of Masonry in New York from 1730 to 1888 in Connection with the History of the Several Lodges Included in what is Now Known as the Third Masonic District of Brooklyn

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Artotype Printing and Publishing, 1889 - 510 pages
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Page 484 - Ah! when shall all men's good Be each man's rule, and universal Peace Lie like a shaft of light across the land. And like a lane of beams athwart the sea, Thro' all the circle of the golden year?
Page 306 - And the house, when it was in building, was built of stone made ready before it was brought thither so that there was neither hammer nor axe nor any tool of iron heard in the house, while it was in building.
Page 306 - There is that scattereth, and yet increaseth; and there is that withholdeth more than is meet, but it tendeth to poverty.
Page 267 - Hyperion's curls, the front of Jove himself, An eye like Mars, to threaten and command, A station like the herald Mercury New-lighted on a heaven-kissing hill, A combination and a form indeed, Where every god did seem to set his seal, To give the world assurance of a man.
Page 60 - Worshipful Grand Lodge of the Most Ancient and Honorable Fraternity of Free and Accepted Masons...
Page 2 - Grand Master or Grand Wardens; neither did he report the congregating of Masons into Lodges. He did not transmit any account of having constituted Lodges, and does not, indeed, appear to have established any. At the period when he was appointed, it was a rare thing for any Reports to be made by the Provincial Grand Masters abroad of their doings.
Page 327 - Do unto others as ye would that they should do unto you " ? That was the doctrine of Lao-tsze.
Page 7 - Christopher's. In 1775, hostilities commenced between Great Britain and America. Boston became a garrison, and was abandoned by many of its former inhabitants. The regular meetings of the Grand Lodges were terminated, and the brethren of St. John's Grand Lodge held no assembly until after the re-establishment of peace. There was at that time also a Grand Lodge holden at Boston, upon the ancient establishment, under the designation of " The Massachusetts Grand Lodge...
Page 29 - After the usual ceremonies, the Lodge retired to a bower in front of the house, where being joined by his Excellency General WASHINGTON and family, an address was delivered to the brethren and a number of gentlemen collected on the occasion by the Rev. Dr.
Page 29 - His Excellency Bro. WASHINGTON, having returned to the barge attended by the Wardens and Secretary of the Lodge, amidst a crowd of brethren, the music playing "God Save America," and embarked, his departure was announced by three cheers from the shore, answered by three from the barge, the music beating the

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