of life and death, no power to pierce the veil
which hangs before the unseen world and
to hold communion with the spiritual intel-
ligences, will satisfy his secret aspirations.
For the soul of man—so every form of creed
declares—can know no rest, nor can his spirit
ever be satisfied, so long as the thinnest
film remains to interrupt the unclouded vision
of the Hidden Love; until he stand face to
face, and eye to eye with " Him who knows
We quit that solemn monument of pri-
maeval mystery; and as we turn a farewell
glance upon the Gate of Heaven, the veil of
the majestic masonry once more hides from
view the interior splendour, and enwraps the
Secret Places of the Hidden God.