Proofs of the Real Existence, and Dangerous Tendency, of Illuminism: Containing an Abstract of the Most Interesting Parts of what Dr. Robison and the Abbe Barruel Have Published on this Subject, with Collateral Proofs and General Observations

Samuel Etheridge, 1802 - 290 sider

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Side 105 - The great strength of our Order lies in its concealment; let it never appear in any place in its own name, but always covered by another name, and another occupation. None is fitter than the three lower degrees of Free Masonry; the public is accustomed to it, expects little from it, and therefore takes little notice of it.
Side 242 - Government, you will unite them ,in your resistance to those demands: you are mistaken; you ought to know that the diplomatic skill of France, and the means she possesses in your country, are sufficient to enable her, with the French party in America, to throw the blame which will attend the rupture of the negotiations on the Federalists, as you term yourselves, but on the British party, as France terms you; and you may assure yourselves this will be done.
Side 40 - Infidelity is served up in every shape that is likely to allure, surprise, or beguile, the imagination ; in a fable, a tale, a novel, a poem ; in interspersed and broken hints, remote and oblique surmises ; in books of travels, of philosophy, of natural history ; in a word, in any form rather than the right one, that of a professed and regular disquisition.
Side 103 - And when he was alone, the twelve that were with him asked him the parable. 11 And he said to them: To you it is given to know the mystery of the kingdom of God: but to them that are without, all things are done in parables...
Side 142 - ... vengeance, and that this gave him an opportunity of manifesting that he was completely devoted to the Order. It being observed that his countenance gave signs of inward horror (the person in bonds imploring his mercy all the while) he was told, that in order to spare his feelings, a bandage should be put over his eyes. A dagger was then put into his right hand, and being hood-winked, his left hand was laid on the palpitating heart of the criminal, and he was then ordered to strike. He instantly...
Side 45 - of the fittings, feeing that I was nearly the only ct perfon who believed in God, I afked him, how " he pofiibly could ever have thought of me for " a member, when he knew that my fentiments " and opinions differed fo widely from thofe of " his brethren ? D'Alembert without hefitation
Side 276 - Brethren, and companions, let your tears flow; attired in your mourning robes attend, and let us seal up the gates of our temples, for the profane have found means of penetrating into them. They have converted them into retreats for their impiety, into dens of conspirators. Within the sacred walls they have planned their horrid deeds, and the ruin of nations. Let us weep over our legions which...
Side 225 - A man, or rather a monfter, named Philippe, came to the Jacobin club, of which he was a member ; and, with a box in his hand, mounted the tribune. Here he made a long fpeech on patriotifm, concluding by a declaration, that he looked upon every...
Side 104 - No! thou dofl not exift. If thou haft power over the thunder-bolts, grafp them, aim them at the man who dares fet thee at defiance in the face of thy altars. But no, I blafpheme thee, and I ftill live ; no, thou doft not exift.
Side 61 - And then complain that he was abandoned by God and man. The hand which had traced in ancient writ the sentence of an impious and reviling king, seemed to trace before his eyes, " Crush then, do crush the Wretch.

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