Freemasonry From The Great Pyramid Of Ancient Times, Lectures

Paperback | January 8, 2012

byThomas Holland

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1885. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... LECTURE III. Geometry is the first and noblest of sciences, and the basis on which the superstructure of Freemasonry is erected. By geometry we may curiously trace Nature through her various windings, to her utmost concealed recesses. Geometry treats of the powers and properties of magnitude in general, where length, breadth, and thickness are separately and collectively considered. By this science the architect is enabled to form his plans, the general to arrange his soldiers, the engineer to mark out the ground for encampment, the geographer to give us the dimensions of the world, to delineate the extent of seas, and specify the divisions of empires, kingdoms, and provinces. By it also the astronomer is enabled to make his observations, calculate and fix the duration of times, seasons, years, and circles: in fine, geometry is the foundation of architecture, and the root of mathematics. Vide Lectures. LECTURE III. Worshipful Master, Officers, And Brethren. In both my former lectures you have followed me through the intricate windings of this grand and noble pile of masonry, embodying over five million tons of hewn stone, and standing on a levelled platform of thirteen acres or more of solid rock--that particular spot being assigned to it for latitude and longitude, in the midst of the land of Egypt. And here I would note that, carefully summing up all the dry land habitable by man the wide world over, the centre of the whole falls within the Great Pyramid territory of Lower Egypt. Another great fact, Brethren, for critics to correct. I told you, at the close of my last lecture, that I would show you something that would surprise you, and which would be awkward to controvert or disprove. I have made further researches in this practical and constructive ...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1885. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... LECTURE III. Geometry is the first and noblest of sciences, and the basis on which the superstructure of Freemasonry is erec...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:52 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.11 inPublished:January 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217837735

ISBN - 13:9780217837736

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