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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n.] The Testimony of the Tomb. 71

with a tongue of fire, is the primitive belief in
the divine origin and end of man. It is not
the Ritual nor the Pyramid of Light alone,
which speak to us of the eternal day. Every-
where and always throughout ancient Egypt
the same doctrine is proclaimed. From the
orbit of the earth, from the pole-star of the
heavens, from the dawning of Sothis, from the
radiance of the sun, from the waters of the
river, from the palaces, from the temples, from
the tombs, from the very bowels of the rifled
dead, comes forth a voice which for ages has
been hushed in the grave; and that voice
with startling clearness bears testimony to a
judgment beyond the tomb, and the father-
hood of the unseen God.


AitONG the jewels placed as the last ornaments upon the
sacred mummy, was sometimes included the Golden
Angle; one of the most obscure, but at the same tirue
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