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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148 The Mystery of the Depths. [Ch.

life exists, in man or bird, or Least or fish,
there also is that power which is denied to
inanimate matter—the power to originate
motion. To live and move and have our
being are three states inseparably connected
with each other. Mathematician and poet
alike acknowledge the universality of motion
in living form. " Motion, fount of beauty,"
exclaims Pindar in one of his loftiest odes.
" All nature is in motion," says Professor Price
in his lucid treatise on infinitesimals. So too,
the unfailing harmonies of the heavenly bodies
express themselves in the periods of their
orbits. And through the correlations of those
luminous circuits, as through a veil of glory,
the correlations of interior truth were shadowed
forth by the Egyptian " Mystery-Teachers of
the Depths." Depth beyond depth, space be-
yond space, height beyond height, from the
company of planets around our sun, to where
the " clusters of countless stars are but a faint
nebulous gleam," Light is everywhere the
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