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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40 The Pyramid of Light. [Ch.

"The Entrance on Light in one Chapter," as
though it had once been the single chapter in
use—comes sixty-fourth. But the answer to
the question appears to be contained in the last
of the supplementary chapters; for the papyrus
proclaims the key to be within the reach of all
who understand in full the masonic secrets.
•• This Book," it says, " is the Book of the
Master of the Hidden Places." And in those
Hidden Places therefore the Secret of the
Master of the Hidden Places, the " Mystery of
the words of order," as the coffin of Amamu
says, is to be found. This is the version,
therefore, which we shall compare with the
Ritual in stone, its predecessor by more than
three thousand years; the very magnitude of
the intervening period serving to exhibit in a
more striking lisht the closeness of the corre-
spondence. Nobly indeed does that stupend-
ous monument respond to the mystic title
which it bore. Surrounded by darkness as
profound as that which the Almighty lias
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