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Page 135 - BEHOLD, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity! It is like the precious ointment upon the head, that ran down upon the beard, even Aaron's 116 beard : that went down to the skirts of his garments; As the dew of Hermon, and as the dew that descended upon the mountains of Zion: for there the Lord commanded the blessing, even life for evermore.
Page 13 - To guard against transgressions of the high powers herein delegated, we declare that everything in this "Bill of Rights" is excepted out of the general powers of government, and shall forever remain inviolate, and all laws contrary thereto, or to the following provisions, shall be void.
Page 7 - Death has feign'd evils, nature shall not feel ; Life, ills substantial, wisdom cannot shun. Is not the mighty mind, that son of...
Page 93 - Afterward he brought me to the gate, even the gate that looketh toward the east : and, behold, the glory of the God of Israel came from the way of the east: and his voice was like a noise of many waters : and the earth shined with his glory.
Page 13 - That the free communication of thoughts and opinions is one of the invaluable rights of man, and that every person may freely speak, write, and print, on any subject, being responsible for the abuse of that liberty.
Page 51 - Henceforward, listen as we will, The voices of that hearth are still; Look where we may, the wide earth o'er Those lighted faces smile no more.
Page 81 - You admit that it is not in the power of any man or body of men to make innovations in the body of Masonry.
Page 93 - This gate shall be shut, it shall not be opened, and no man shall enter in by it ; because the Lord, the God of Israel, hath entered in by it, therefore it shall be shut.
Page 2 - Persians' grave, I could not deem myself a slave. A king sate on the rocky brow Which looks o'er sea-born Salamis; And ships by thousands lay below, And men in nations; — all were his! He counted them at break of day, And when the sun set, where were they?
Page 156 - But free and accepted masons shall not allow cowans to work with them, nor shall they be employed by cowans without an urgent necessity ; and even in that case they must not teach cowans, but must have a separate communication ; no laborer shall be employed in the proper work of freemasons.