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GENERAL AHIMAN REZON;
A DELINEATION OF THE TRUE PRINCIPLES
SPECULATIVE AND OPERATIVE, RELIGIOUS AND MORAL.
COMPILED FROM THE WRITINGS OF
THE MOST APPROVED AUTHORS,
With notes and occasional remarks:
BY SAMUEL COLE, P. M.
Of Concordia & Cassia Lodges, P. G. S. of the G. L. of Md. K. T. K. M. &c.
In principio erat Sermo ille, et Sermo ille erat apud Deum, eratque ille Sermo Deus.
Evangelium Secundum Joannem,
At first she will walk with him by crooked ways, and bring fear and dread upon him, and prove
PRINTED AND PUBLISHED BY BENJAMIN EDES:
ASTOR, LENOX AND TILDEN FO! NLATIONS 1940
District of Maryland, ss.
BE IT REMEMBERED, That on the twenty-seventh day of October, in the forty first year of the Independence of the United States of America, Samuel Cole, and Benjamin Edes, of the said District, have deposited in this office the title of a Book, the right whereof they claim as Proprietors, in the words following, to wit:
"The Freemasons' Library, and General Ahiman Rezon; containing a "delineation of the true principles of Freemasonry, Speculative and Opera"tive, Religious and Moral: compiled from the writings of the most approv"ed Authors, with Notes and occasional Remarks. By Samuel Cole, P. M. "Of Concordia and Cassia Lodges, P. G. S. of the G. L. of Md. K. T. "K. M. &c. In principio erat Sermo ille, et Sermo ille erat apud Deum; "eratque ille Sermo Deus-Evangelium Secundum Joannem-At first she "will walk with him by crooked ways, and bring fear and dread upon him, "and prove him by her discipline, until she may trust his soul, and try him "by her laws. Then will she return the straight way unto him, and comfort "him and shew him her secrets.-Ecclesiasticus.
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