Memoirs: The antisocial conspiracy

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Hudson & Goodwin, 1799 - France
 

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Contents

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Page 385 - ... had correfponded with London: " It is certainly (they fay) *' the beft way of managing large bodies, as in great and ** populous towns ; viz. dividing them into fmall bodies " or meetings of ten perfons each, and thofe ten to ap" point a delegate. Ten of thefe delegates form another " meeting, and fo on, delegating from one to another, " till at laft they are reduced to a proper number for con" ftituting the Committee or GRAND COUNCIL.
Page 253 - ... Paris and the whole world were at that time full of converfation, refpefting the horrid ftate of this impious man's foul at the approach of death. Mr. Tronchin (even as phyfician) did every thing in his power to calm him ; for the agitation he was in was fo violent, that no remedies could take effeft.
Page 165 - And afterwards, Here at least We shall be free, th' Almighty hath not built Here for his envy; will not drive us hence; Here we may reign secure; and in my choice To reign is worth ambition, tho' in hell: Better to reign in hell than serve in heav'n.
Page 80 - It confequently follows, that all our brethren, educated on the fame principles, and ftrictly united to each other, fhould have but one object in view. We mujt cncompafe the Powers of the earth -with a legion of indefatigable men, all directing their labours, according to the plan of the Order, towards the happinefs of human nature but all that is to be done in filence; our brethren are mutually to fupport each other, to fuccour the fiood labouring under oppreflion, and to feek to acquire T/j'jfe...
Page 61 - Compan" ions, let your tears flow; — attired in your mourning " robes attend, and let us feal up the gates of our temples, " for the profane have found means of penetrating into " them. They have converted them into retreats for their " impiety, into dens of confpirators. Within the facred " walls they have planned their horrid deeds, and the ruin " of nations. Let us weep over our legions which they " have feduced. Lodges that may ferve as hiding places " for thefe confpirators muft remain for...
Page 150 - Re" gent, that I fhould not be afraid of conferring them " on Kings or Popes, provided they had undergone *' the proper previous trials. In our laft myfteries we " have to acknowledge this pious fraud; to prove, " upon the teftimony of authors, the origin of all the " religious impoftures, and to expofe the whole with " their connections and depefidencies-^f Such, reader, is that -word to add, which was to be fpoken only in the laft myfteries of Illuminifm"!
Page 373 - Let the indignation of man be raised against the impious wretch who profanely assumes the title of reigning by the grace of God, and impudently tells the world he can do no wrong.
Page 381 - Irishmen,- — Your country is free, and you are about to be avenged. That vile Government which has so long and so cruelly oppressed you, is no more. Some of its most atrocious monsters have already paid the forfeit of their lives, and the rest are in our hands.
Page 397 - Common;, have led it to unparalleled glory, profperity, and riches ? Is it to men who have been feated on juries, who have attended the public courts of juftice, that thefe feducers {hall hoUlfoith...
Page 211 - Venial super illum maledictio hominis, quam per Moysen in lege filiis iniquitatis Dominus permisit. Deleatur nomen ejus de libro viventium, et cum justis non scribatur. Fiat pars et hereditas ejus cum Cain fratricida, cum Dathan et Abiron, cum Anania et Saphira, cum Simone mago et Juda proditore, et cum eis qui dixerunt Deo : Recede a nobis, semitam viarum tuarum nolumus. Pereat in die judicii ; devoret eum ignis perpetuus cuín diabolo et angelis ejus, nisi restituent, et ad emendationem venerit....

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