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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v.] The Eternal House. 179

light; so does the radius of the equinoctial
cycle (about 4122 years) determine the descent
of the entrance passage (about 4122 polar
inches) on the side of the west, where " the sun
sets from the land of life."

With this brief survey of the celestial
periods and their masonic analogues, we take
up once more the Book of the Master, and ap-
proach the House of the Hidden Places, wherein
are concealed the Mystery of the Heavens and
the Mystery of the Depths. In every standard,
every unit, angle, ratio and multiple employed
by the great Architect of the Masonic Light,
we have seen reflected the proportions of the
house not made with hands, eternal in the
heavens, the house which the divine Horus
built for his father Osiris; the "House of the
Great God," to which, as the papyrus of Aruen-
Hotep tells us, Thoth, the Eternal "Wisdom,
conducts the Illuminate. And as we gaze
around in silent contemplation, from every
corner of the universe the profound words of
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