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 Mystery of Light. 149

Omnipotent Creator, the laws of Light the
expression of infallible truth.*

But how to seize with material grasp the
intellectual relations of the most ethereal
element known to man ? How imprison in
stable form the flashes of the fiery spark as it
darts with inconceivable speed from space to
furthest space ? How render palpable to the
direct touch the distant courses of those flying
orbs ? In a word, how shall we build up the
manifestation of Light, and find masonic ex-
pressions for the Mystery of the Depths?
Light itself gives us a reply. For if, as in
the bas-relief at Thebes, the diverging flood

* In the same way Moses, who never claims for him-
self direct revelation in regard to any matter contained
m Genesis (though in subsequent books that claim is
Repeated again and again), and whose fame as an expert
m Egyptian science was quoted hundreds of years after
''is death by St. Stephen in his address to his country-
men, commences his exposition of the Mystery of the
depths by the initiation of Light and Motion. "The
Spirit of God moved upon the face of the deep. And
God said, Let there be light: and there was Light."
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