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ILLUSTRATIONS of MASONRY 1795 - all 5 books in 1 ebook
ILLUSTRATIONS of MASONRY 1795 - all 5 books in 1 ebook
ILLUSTRATIONS of MASONRY 1795 - all 5 books in 1 ebook
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ILLUSTRATIONS

OF

MASONRY

by William Preston

original copyright

1795

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CONTENTS
 
BOOK ONE
 
Preface
Introduction
 
The Excellency of Masonry Displayed
 
Reflections on the symmetry and proportion of the works of Nature,
and on the harmony and affection among the various species of beings
 
The advantages resulting from friendship
 
Origin of Masonry, and its general advantages
 
Masonry considered under two denominations
 
The Government of the Fraternity
 
Reasons why the secrets of Masonry ought not to be publicly exposed;
and the importance of those secrets demonstrated
 
Few Societies exempted from censure.
Irregularities of Masons aare no argument against the Institution
 
Charity the distinguishing characteristic of Masons
 
The discernment displayed by Masons in the choice of objects of charity
 
Friendly admonitions
 
Eulogium 
 
 
BOOK TWO
 
General Remark
The Ceremony of Opening and Closing a Lodge
A Prayer used at opening the Lodge
A Prayer used at closing the Lodge
Charges and Regulations for the conduct and behavior of Masons
Ancient Charges
Laws for the Government of the Lodge
Charge on the Behavior of Masons
Remarks on the First Lecture
The First Section
The Second Section
A Prayer used at Initiation
The Third Section
Charge at Initiation into the first Degree
The Fourth Section
The Fifth Section
The Sixth Section
Remarks on the Second Lecture
The First Section
Charge at Initiation into the Second Degree
The Second Section
From this theme we proceed in illustrate the moral advantage of Geometry
The Third Section
Invocation
The Fourth Section
Remarks on the Third Lecture
The First Section
Prayer at Initiation into the Third Degree
The Second - Twelfth Section
 
 
BOOK THREE
 
A letter from the learned Locke, to the Right Hon. Pembroke,
with an old Manuscript on the subject of FreeMasonry
 
Certayn Questyons, with Answeres to the same, concerning the Mystery of Maconrye,
writtene by the hande of kynge Henrye, the sixthe of the name,
and faithfullye copyed by me Johan Leylande,
Antiquarius, by the commande of his Highnesse
 
Remarks on the preceding Manuscript, and on the Annotations of Mr. Locke
 
 
BOOK FOUR
 
Masonry early intorduced into England - Account of the Druids - Progress of Masonry
in England under the Romans - Masons higly favored by St. Alban
 
History of Masonry in England under St. Austin, King Alfred, and Athelstane; and also under
the Knights Templars
 
History of Masonry in England, during the Reigns of Edward I, Edward II, Edward III,
Richard II, Henry V, and Henry VI
 
Masons shall not confederate in Chapters or Congregations
 
History of Masonry in the South of England from 1471 to 1567
 
Progress of Masonry in the South of England from the Reign of Elizabeth to the Fire of Loundon in 1666
 
The History of Masonry in England from the Fire of London, to the Assession of George I
 
History of Masonry from its Revival in the South of England till the Death of King George I
 
History of Masonry in England during the Reign of King George
 
History of Masonry in the South of England from the Accession of George III, to the end of 1779
 
History of the most remarkable Events in the Society from 1779 to 1791 inclusive
 
 
BOOK FIVE
 
The Grand Mark Lodge of England 1857-1998
 
Introduction
Bon Accord Royal Arch Chapter
 
The english Grand Mark Lodge - Problems Continue
 
Scottish Doings
 
Grand Mark Lodge Progress 1860-1870
 
Other Orders
 
Scotland
 
Scottish and Irish Recognition
 
International Recognition
 
The English Craft
 
Scotland Capitulatest
 
Grand Mark Lodge 1880 - 1900
 
The English Grand Mark Lodge in the Twentieth Century  1901 - 1950 - 1998
 
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