Illustrations of masonry

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Whittaker, Treacher, and Company, 1829 - 456 עמודים

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עמוד 307 - An Act for the more effectual Suppression of Societies established for seditious and treasonable Purposes, and for better preventing treasonable and seditious Practices...
עמוד 118 - The kings came and fought, Then fought the kings of Canaan In Taanach by the waters of Megiddo ; They took no gain of money. They fought from heaven ; The stars in their courses fought against Sisera.
עמוד 456 - I'll mind you still, tho' far awa'. Oft have I met your social band, ' And spent the cheerful, festive night ; | Oft, honour'd with supreme command, Presided o'er the sons of light : | And by that hieroglyphic bright, Which none but craftsmen ever saw ! j Strong mem'ry on my heart shall write Those happy scenes when far awa...
עמוד 43 - Truth is a divine attribute, and the foundation of every virtue. To be good and true, is the first lesson we are taught in Masonry. On this theme we contemplate, and by its dictates endeavor to regulate our conduct.
עמוד 371 - That an humble address be presented to His Royal Highness the Prince Regent to...
עמוד 55 - A survey of nature, and the observation of her beautiful proportions, first determined man to imitate the divine plan, and study symmetry and order. This gave rise to societies, and birth to every useful art.
עמוד 168 - This pillar was set up in perpetual remembrance of the most dreadful burning of this protestant city, begun and carried on by the treachery and malice of the popish faction, in the beginning of September, in the year of our Lord 1666. In order to the carrying on their horrid plot for extirpating the protestant religion and old English liberty, and introducing popery and slavery.
עמוד 74 - You promise to pay homage to the Grand Master for the time being, and to his officers when duly installed ; and strictly to conform to every edict of the Grand Lodge, or General Assembly of Masons, that is not subversive of the principles and ground-work of Masonry.
עמוד 50 - When the rigor of the seasons obliged men to contrive shelter from the inclemency of the weather, we learn that they first planted trees on end, and then laid others across to support a covering. The bands which connected those trees at top and bottom are said to have given rise to the idea of the base and capital of pillars; and from this simple hint originally proceeded the more improved art of architecture. The five orders are thus classed: the Tuscan, Doric, Ionic, Corinthian, and Composite.
עמוד 10 - ... the Temple of Solomon, so spacious and magnificent, and constructed by so many celebrated artists, escaped not the unsparing ravages of barbarous force. Freemasonry, notwithstanding, has still survived. The attentive ear receives the sound from the instructive tongue, and the mysteries of masonry are safely lodged in the repository of faithful breasts.

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