The Complete Free Mason: Or Multa Paucis for Lovers of Secrets

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Page 133 - Of Abram's Race, and Monarchs good, Of Egypt, Syria, Greece, and Rome, True Architecture understood ; No wonder then if Masons join, To celebrate those Mason-Kings, With solemn Note and flowing Wine, Whilst ev'ry Brother jointly sings.
Page 10 - Send me now therefore a man cunning to work in gold, and in silver, and in brass, and in iron, and in purple, and crimson, and blue, and that can skill to grave with the cunning men that are with me in Judah and in Jerusalem, whom David my father did provide.
Page 146 - GENIUS of Masonry descend, In mystic numbers while we sing; Enlarge our souls, the craft defend, And hither all thy influence bring, With social thoughts our bosoms fill, And give thy turn to every will.
Page 136 - Afiembled on merry occafion ; Let's drink, laugh, and fing, Our wine has a fpring ; Here's a health to an Accepted MASON.
Page 137 - tis That, They cannot tell What, Why so many GREAT MEN of the Nation Should Aprons put on, To make themselves one With a Free and an Accepted MASON.
Page 159 - That liberty would sell; The noble, faithful and the brave, No golden charms can e'er deceive, In slavery to dwell.
Page 147 - HIRAM'S Voice, We rife, We join, and We rejoice. Then may Our Vows to Virtue move! To VIRTUE, own'd in all her Parts: Come CANDOUR, INNOCENCE, and LOVE; Come, and poffefs Our faithful Hearts!
Page 137 - Our Myft'ry to put a good Grace on ; And ne'er been afham'd, To hear themfelves nam'd, With a Free and an Accepted Mafon.
Page 142 - No prying Eye can view us here, No Fool or Knave difturb our Cheer; Our well-form'd Laws fet Mankind free, And give Relief to Mifery : The Poor opprefs'd with Woe and Grief, Gain from our bounteous Hands Relief.
Page 139 - Rever'd it shall stand till all nature expire, And its glories ne'er fade till the world is on fire.

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