Transactions of the Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of the State of Michigan
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Page 212 - Be strong! We are not here to play — to dream, to drift. We have hard work to do and loads to lift. Shun not the struggle — face it; 'tis God's gift.
Page 188 - On this question of principle, while actual suffering was yet afar off, they raised their flag against a power, to which, for purposes of foreign conquest and subjugation, Rome, in the height of her glory, is not to be compared ; a power which has dotted over the surface of the whole globe with her possessions and military posts, whose morning drum-beat, following the sun, and keeping company with the hours, circles the earth with one continuous and unbroken strain of the martial airs of England.
Page 217 - And a chill has fallen on faith. For life is all too short, dear. And sorrow is all too great. To suffer our slow compassion That tarries until too late; And it isn't the thing you do, dear. It's the thing you leave undone Which gives you a bit of a heartache At the setting of the sun.
Page 189 - Book of the Law is to the speculative Mason his spiritual trestleboard; without this he cannot labor; whatever he believes to be the revealed will of the Grand Architect constitutes for him this spiritual trestle-board, and must ever be before him in his hours of speculative labor, to be the rule and guide of his conduct. The Landmark, therefore, requires that a Book of the Law...
Page 228 - The age wants heroes — heroes who shall dare To struggle in the solid ranks of truth ; To clutch the monster error by the throat ; To bear opinion to a loftier seat ; To blot the era of oppression out, And lead a universal freedom in.
Page 86 - Public in and for said county, personally appeared known to me to be the persons named in and who executed the foregoing Instrument and severally acknowledged that they executed the same freely and for the intents and purposes therein mentioned.
Page 110 - MUSIC Is that elevated science which affects the passions by sound. There are few who have not felt its charms, and acknowledged its expressions to be intelligible to the heart. It is a language of delightful sensations, far more eloquent than words; it breathes to the ear the clearest intimations ; it touches and gently agitates the agreea.ble and sublime passions ; it wraps us in melancholy, and elevates us in joy; it dissolves and inflames; it melts us in tenderness, and excites us to war.
Page 144 - Well done, thou good and faithful servant, enter thou into the joy of thy Lord.
Page 28 - We herewith attach to this report, and make a part thereof, a synopsis of all the information we have received. We therefore offer the following resolution and recommend its adoption: Resolved, That it is the sense of this Grand Lodge that the several lodges now working under charters from this Grand Lodge, should take immediate steps to organize a Grand Lodge of Masons for the territory of the Philippine Islands.
Page 189 - Book of the law, because it is not absolutely required that everywhere the Old and New Testaments shall be used. The 'Book of the Law ' is that volume which, by the religion of the country, is believed to contain the revealed will of the Grand Architect of the Universe. Hence, in...