Adams, Walter M.  
The house of the hidden places: a clue to the creed of early Egypt from Egyptian sources — London, 1895

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36 The Pyramid of Light. [Ch.

relations of the provinces to their paramount
temples, all were illustrated in the Path of
Lisht. Endless confusion therefore in the
State would result, no less than injury to the
religion, from any misconstruction, or mis-
representation of doctrine (such as seems to
have taken place under Khu en Aten); a
circumstance all the more likely to occur,
on account of the obscurity of the symbols
employed.

Now the masonic symbolism of the Grand
Pyramid affords a simple and practically inde-
structible means for perpetuating without
betraying the doctrine of Egyptian wisdom.
That expression, once formulated, was never
repeated ; the other tombs and Pyramids of
Egypt claiming kinship only by subordinate
and particular features with the work of the
Grand Master. While then the written re-
cords of the Ritual, none of which now extant
probably possess a higher date than that of
Khufu, were liable to change and error, no
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