Proceedings of the Grand Chapter of Royal Arch Masons of the State of California at Its ... Annual Convocation, Volumes 18-21

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Page 339 - Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that entereth not by the door into the sheepfold, but climbeth up some other way, the same is a thief and a robber.
Page 342 - Tis of the wave and not the rock; 'Tis but the flapping of the sail, And not a rent made by the gale ! In spite of rock and tempest's roar, In spite of false lights on the shore. Sail on, nor fear to breast the sea! Our hearts, our hopes, are all with thee.
Page 164 - He looks and laughs at a' that. A prince can mak' a belted knight, A marquis, duke, and a' that; But an honest man's aboon his might, Guid faith, he mauna fa' that! For a
Page 618 - It is impossible, from the want of authentic documents, to throw much light upon the historical origin of this degree. No allusion to it can be found in any ritual works out of America, nor even here anterior to about the end of the last and beginning of this century. Webb is the first who mentions it, and gives it a place in the series of capitular degrees.
Page 98 - Officers of his Chapter perform the duties of their respective offices faithfully, and are examples of diligence and industry to their companions ; — that true and exact...
Page 313 - Not as the conqueror comes, They, the true-hearted, came ; Not with the roll of the stirring drums, And the trumpet that sings of fame; Not as the flying come, In silence and in fear; They shook the depths of the desert gloom With their hymns of lofty cheer.
Page 93 - Regular meetings of the board may be held without notice at such time and place as shall from time to time be determined by the board. 21. Special meetings of the board may be called by the president on two days...
Page 164 - Then let us pray that come it may — As come it will for a...
Page 95 - Masonry, containing the Degrees of Mark Master, Past Master, Most Excellent Master, and Royal Arch ; together with the Order of HighPriesthood ; the Ceremonies for Installing the Officers of a Chapter, with Forms of Masonic Documents.
Page 476 - Craft in due time, even after he has served such a term of years as the custom of the country directs ; and that he should be descended of honest parents; that so, when otherwise qualified, he may arrive to the honor of being the Warden, and then the Master of the Lodge, the Grand Warden, and at length the Grand Master of all the Lodges, according to his merit.

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