Ars Quatuor Coronatorum: Being the Transactions of the Quatuor Coronati Lodge No. 2076, London, Volume 6

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W. J. Parre H, Limited, 1893
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Page 45 - A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines. With consistency a great soul has simply nothing to do. He may as well concern himself with his shadow on the wall. Speak what you think now in hard words and tomorrow speak what tomorrow thinks in hard words again, though it contradict everything you said today.— "Ah, so you shall be sure to be misunderstood."— Is it so bad then to be misunderstood?
Page 124 - ... be had, which is one of their Articles. And it is another, that "they advise the Masters they work for according to the best of " their skill, acquainting them with the goodness or badness of " their materials. And if they be any way out in the contrivance "of their buildings, modestly to rectify them in it, that Masonry " be not dishonored ; and many such like that are commonly " known. But some others they have (to which they are sworn " after their fashion), that none know but themselves...
Page 70 - Let a man's religion or mode of worship be what it may, he is not excluded from the Order, provided he believe in the glorious Architect of heaven and earth, and practise the sacred duties of morality.
Page 207 - If I were a cobbler, it would be my pride The best of all cobblers to be; If I were a tinker, no tinker beside Should mend an old kettle like me.
Page 19 - York constitution, which was dropped at the revival of the grand lodge in 1717, they presumed to claim the right of constituting lodges. Some brethren at York, continued indeed to act under their original constitution, notwithstanding the revival of the grand lodge of England ; but the irregular masons in London never received any patronage from them.
Page 121 - ... if any man appear, though altogether unknown, that can show any of these signs to a Fellow of the society, whom they otherwise call an accepted Mason...
Page 3 - ... and frequent pestilences, he determined at last to endeavour to remedy, as far as he was able, this desolation of the church, by relieving poor scholars in their clerical education ; and to establish two colleges of students, for the honour of God and increase of his worship,' for the support and exaltation of the Christian faith, and for the improvement of the liberal arts and sciences...
Page 53 - Sikhs are not ordinarily initiated until they reach the age of discrimination and remembrance, or not before they are seven years of age, or sometimes until they have attained to manhood. But there is no authoritative rule on the subject, nor is there any declaratory ceremonial of detail which can be followed. The essentials are that five Sikhs, at least, should be assembled, and it is generally arranged that one of the number is of some religious repute.
Page 65 - The free masons arms in the upper part of the frontis piece of this book, was found in the collection of the famous and learned hebrewist, architect and brother, Rabi Jacob Jehudah Leon. This gentleman, at the request of the States of Holland, built a model of Solomon's temple. The design of this undertaking was to build a temple in Holland, but upon...
Page 196 - Grand Lodge of the Ancient and Honorable Fraternity of Free and Accepted Masons of the State of New York ( 1870): 237.

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