Ahiman rezon: or, A help to a brother; shewing the excellency of secrecy, and the first cause, or motive, of the institution of free-masonry [&c. Followed by] A choice collection of masons songs
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Page 44 - where two or three are gathered together in thy name, thou wilt be in the midst of them, and bless them.
Page 103 - 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 9 - Not the red arm of angry Jove, That flings the thunder from the sky, And gives it rage to roar, and strength to fly. Should the whole frame of nature round him break In ruin and confusion hurl'd, He, unconcern'd, would hear the mighty crack, And stand secure amidst a falling world.
Page 27 - No Master should take a Prentice that is not the son of honest parents, a perfect youth without maim or defect in his body, and capable of learning the mysteries of the Art...
Page 104 - By each brother firm stand ; Let's be merry, and put a bright face on : What mortal can boast So noble a toast As a free and an accepted Mason.
Page 32 - ... but if you discover him to be a' true and genuine Brother, you are to respect him accordingly; and if he is in want, you must relieve him if you can, or else direct him how he may be relieved; you must employ him some days, or else recommend him to be employed. But you are not charged to do beyond your ability, only to prefer a poor Brother, that is a good man and true, before any other poor people in the same circumstances.
Page 51 - Lodge on his left hand ; and to order his Grand Wardens to attend him, who are not to act as Wardens of particular Lodges, but, in his presence, and at his command : for the Grand Master, while in a particular Lodge, may command the Wardens of that Lodge, or any other Master Masons, to act there as his Wardens pro tempore.
Page 87 - ... be forthwith solemnly excluded the communication, and declared incapable of ever being a member of any grand lodge for the future, till another time he publickly owns his fault, and his grace be granted.
Page 9 - HE man refolv'd and fteady to his truft, Inflexible to ill, and obftinately juft, May the rude rabble's infolence defpife, Their fenfelefs clamours and tumultuous cries ; The tyrant's fiercenefs he beguiles, And the ftern brow, and the harfh voice defies, And with fuperior greatnefs fmiles. "Not the rough whirlwind, that deforms Adria's black gulf, and vexes it with ftofhis, The ftubborn virtue of his foul can move ; Nor the red arm...