By Albert Pike

ISBN-10: 1564591611

ISBN-13: 9781564591616

This is Pike at his most sensible! Masonry is permeated with robust symbolism-both verbal and pictorial-that arouses the psychological, non secular, and highbrow lifetime of those that use them. This tremendous fascinating learn, as soon as restricted to one hundred fifty copies, provides the proper spelling of, and analyzes the entire ''significant words'' (pass phrases, etc.) in, the Scottish ceremony from the first via thirtieth levels inclusive. as well as being an etymological dictionary Pike explains WHY any given observe was once selected for a given measure thereby revealing THE HIDDEN SYMBOLISM of every observe. Illustrated and hugely advised!

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On the title-page of ` z th' is a tree on which are the Sun on the right and the Moon on the left, on the two lower branches ; above them, on two branches, Mars and Jupiter ; above them, on two, Yen-as and Saturn ; and on the summit of the tree, Mercury . On either side of the tree stands a Man, giving a sign. One holds out his hand with all the fingers bent towards the palm, except the forefinger . The other holds his hand up, presenting 'the palm . Each makes the sign with the right hand. 70 THE BOOS OF THE WORDS .

From this noise went out a noire : it seemed to me the Voice of the Light, and The TT f;rd proceeded oat of this 1 oive of the Light. . I am the germ of the Thought, the resplendent Word, the Son of God . . What thus sees and perceives in you is The Word of the frrstcr, is the Thought, which is God tJie Father . TheT are not at all separated, and their union is Life . " THE LOOK OF THE WORDS. ct . i. I) : "For the Life was manifested . . " On a seal in Dr. Abbott's Egyptian Museum, in -New York, is a representation of Har or Horus (the Divine Potency), with the Lion's head, the ansated Cross in his right hand, a sceptre in his left, and the Sun's disk, surrounded by the serpent traeus, on his head_ Underneath is the word Ammonia, to the creative God, or the Logos.

Guignaut says (Eryticyitiort 1es Planchcs, 33), "The hawk-headed God is Thoth, the Great God, the Supreme Lord, as his legend, corrected, says, . y aurcn h'rErap 'ot', THE BOOK OF THE WORDS. * The Isis-headed God is Thi:,ut or Thouti . )tures. " The winged globe was the Egyptian symbol of Thoth Trismegistos, or the first Thoth (Hermes), and of the world created in Time, by the Divine out-speaking or Utterance, that animates it I am of opinion, a learned Masonic scholar sacs, that the Adopted Masons, existing in 1691, held Rosicrucian opinions, and that the Free and Accepted Masons of 1717 were a Reformed Branch of the Adopted Masons .

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