Proceedings of the Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of the State of New York

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Grand Lodge, 1921
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Seite 226 - I beg leave to assure the congress, that as no pecuniary consideration could have tempted me to accept this arduous employment, at the expense of my domestic ease and happiness, I do not wish to make any profit from it. I will keep an exact account of my expenses. These I doubt not, they will discharge, and that is all I desire.
Seite 226 - I am truly sensible of the high honour done " me, in this appointment, yet I feel great distress from a " consciousness that my abilities, and military experience, " may not be equal to the extensive and important trust.
Seite 229 - Whatever may be conceded to the influence of refined education on minds of peculiar structure, reason and experience both forbid us to expect that national morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principle.
Seite 152 - There is no death ! What seems so is transition : This life of mortal breath Is but a suburb of the life elysian, Whose portal we call Death.
Seite 28 - Only candidates may know that no Master should take an Apprentice unless he has sufficient employment for him, and unless he be a perfect youth, having no maim or defect in his body that may render him incapable of learning the art, of serving his Master's Lord, and of being made a Brother...
Seite 151 - A poet, blest beyond the poet's fate, Whom Heaven kept sacred from the proud and great: Foe to loud praise, and friend to learned ease, Content with science in the vale of peace. Calmly he look'd on either life, and here Saw nothing to regret, or there to fear; From nature's temperate feast rose satisfied, Thank'd Heaven that he had lived, and that he died.
Seite 12 - Lord, Thou hast been our dwelling place In all generations. Before the mountains were brought forth, Or ever Thou hadst formed the earth and the world, Even from everlasting to everlasting, Thou art God.
Seite 229 - Let it simply be asked where is the security for property, for reputation, for life, if the sense of religious obligation desert the oaths which are the instruments of investigation in courts of justice ? And let us with caution indulge the supposition that morality can be maintained without religion.
Seite 50 - What doth the Lord require of ^thee but to do justice, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with thy God?
Seite 153 - It hath been told thee, O man, what is good; And what the Lord doth require of thee; Only to do justly and to love mercy And to walk humbly with thy God (6:6-8).

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