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Page 136 - And the next day he shewed himself unto them as they strove, and would have set them at one again, saying, Sirs, ye are brethren ; why do ye wrong one to another...
Page 119 - Whilst all the stars that round her burn, And all the planets in their turn, Confirm the tidings as they roll, And spread the truth from pole to pole. What though, in solemn silence, all Move round the dark terrestrial ball; What though no real voice nor sound Amid their radiant orbs be found ; In reason's ear they all rejoice, And utter forth a glorious voice ; Forever singing as they shine, The hand that made us is divine.
Page 376 - Brother among us; endue him with divine wisdom, that he may, with the secrets of Masonry, be able to unfold the mysteries of godliness and Christianity. This we humbly beg in the name, and for the sake of Jesus Christ, our Lord and Saviour. Amen.
Page 379 - There is no moral formula more frequently cited, and with more deserved admiration, than that maxim of doing to others as we would have them do to us : and, as Paley observes, no one probably ever was in practice led astray by it.
Page 282 - To gentle offices of love His feet are never slow ; He views through mercy's melting eye A brother in a foe. . " Peace from the bosom of his God, My peace to him I give ; And when he kneels before the throne, His trembling soul shall live. " To him protection shall be shown, And mercy from above Descend on those who thus fulfil The perfect law of love.
Page 127 - That as a testimony of respect for the memory of the deceased, the members and officers of this House will wear the usual badge of mourning for thirty days.
Page 312 - N the quarries should you toil, Make your mark ; Do you delve upon the soil, Make your mark ; In whatever path you go. In whatever place you stand, Moving swift or moving slow, With a firm and honest hand Make your mark. Should opponents hedge your way, Make your mark ; Work by night or work by day, Make your mark; Struggle manfully and well, Let no obstacles oppose; None, right-shielded, ever fell By the weapons of his foes ; Make your mark.
Page 150 - ... fairly restored ; Yet he prayed for the moment when Freedom and Life Would no longer be pressed by the sword. Oh, his laurels were pure ; and his patriot name In the page of the Future shall dwell, And be seen in all annals, the foremost in fame, By the side of a Hofer and Tell...
Page 30 - He was cut down in the prime of life and in the midst of a bright career of usefulness.
Page 143 - confess my guilt, which consists in having, to my shame and dishonour, suffered myself, through the pain of torture and the fear of death, to give utterance to falsehoods, imputing scandalous sins and iniquities to an illustrious order, which hath nobly served the cause of Christianity. I disdain to seek a wretched and disgraceful existence by engrafting another lie upon the original falsehood.