This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1854 edition. Excerpt: ...your constant aim; and to this end you are studiously to avoid all occasions of giving offence, or countenancing any thing that may create divisions or dissentions. You are, by all means in your power, to endeavor to establish a permanent union and good understanding among all orders and degrees of masonry; and, as the glorious sun, at its meridian height, dispels the mist and clouds which obscure the horizon, so may your exertions tend to dissipate the gloom of jealousy and discord, whenever they may appear. Your badge (a Plumb-rule surmounted by the Turban.) is an emblem of rectitude and vigilance; and while you stand as a watchman upon the tower, to guard your Companions against the approach of those enemies of human felicity, intemperance and excess, let this faithful monitor ever remind you to walk uprightly in your station; admonishing and animating your Companions to fidelity and industry while at labor, and to temperance and mo'deration while at refreshment. And when the Great qWatchman of Israel, whose eye never slumbers nor sleeps, shall relieve you from your post on earth, may he permit you in heaven to participate in that food and refreshment which is q Such as the saints in glory love And such as angels eat.q 24. The Scribe will then retire to the line of officers, and the next officer be presented as before. CHARGE TO THE FOURTH OFFICER, OR CAPTAIN OF THE HOST. k Companion---The efface with which you are entrusted is of high importance, and demands your most zealous consideration. The preservation of the most essential traitsW our ancient customs, nsages and landmarks, are within your province; and it is indispensably necessary, that the part assigned to you, in the immediate practice of our rites and ceremonies should be...This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1854 edition.
|Title||:||The Craftsman and Freemason's Guide; Containing a Delineation of the Rituals of Freemasonry, with the Emblems and Explanations So Arranged As Greatly|
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