The Pocket Companion and History of Free-masons: Containing Their Origine, Progress, and Present State : an Abstract of Their Laws, Constitutions, Customs, Charges, Orders and Regulations, for the Instruction and Conduct of the Brethren. A Confutation of Dr. Plot's False Insinuations. An Apology Occasioned by Their Persecution in the Canton of Berne, and in the Pope's Dominions ; and a Select Number of Songs and Other Particulars, for the Use of the Society

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J. Scott, and sold, 1754 - 328 páginas
 

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Página 144 - A mason is obliged, by his tenure, to obey the moral law ; and if he rightly understands the art, he will never be a stupid atheist, nor an irreligious libertine.
Página 151 - ... overseen or overheard, and without encroaching upon each other, or derogating from that respect which is due to any Brother, were he not a Mason ; for though all Masons are as Brethren upon the same level, yet Masonry takes no...
Página 35 - And the drinking was according to the law : none did compel ; for so the king had appointed to all the officers of his house, that they should do according to every man's pleasure.
Página 304 - where two or three are gathered together in thy name, thou wilt be in the midst of them, and bless them.
Página 312 - And still let them wonder and gaze on ; They ne'er can divine The Word or the Sign Of a Free and an Accepted MASON.
Página 147 - ... before his election, who is also to be nobly born, or a gentleman of the best fashion, or some eminent scholar, or some curious architect, or other artist, descended of honest parents, and who is of singular great merit in the opinion of the lodges. And for the better, and easier, and more honourable discharge of his office, the grand master has a power to...
Página 307 - There are three great duties which as a Mason, you are charged to inculcate — to God, your neighbor, and yourself. To God, in never mentioning his name but with that reverential awe which is due from a creature to his Creator; to implore his aid in all your laudable undertakings, and to esteem him as the chief good.
Página 161 - V. No man can be made or admitted a member of a particular Lodge, without previous notice, one month before given to the said Lodge, in order to make due enquiry into the reputation and capacity of the candidate; unless by the dispensation aforesaid.
Página 223 - Masons have great regard to the reputation as well as the profit of their order; since they make it one reason for not divulging an art in common, that it may do honour to the possessors of it. I think in this particular they show to much regard for their own Society, and too little for the rest of mankind. H Arte of kepynge secrettes...
Página 222 - It seems a bold pretence this of the Masons, that they have taught mankind all these arts. They have their own authority for it; and I know not how we shall disprove them.

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