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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170 The Mystery of the Depths. [Ch.

ourselves the dimensions of many of the parts.
For throughout the teaching of Egypt progress
in Light is effected by increased instruction
and experience in Truth ; and in the Wisdom
of that ancient country, the measures of Truth
were the years of the Most High.

At the very point of entrance, indicating
the sacred horizon of the pole-star (as the
hieroglyph of the star signifies the invisible
world), we find that a consideration of the
particular position occupied by the star, when
in conjunction, so to speak, with the Pyramid,
widens and elevates our view from an earthly
to a celestial plane. For though to a dweller
on our globe the great plane of reference is
the plane passing through the celestial poles
and containing the horizon of the point of
Equinox ; yet when we proceed to regard our
companion orbs, circling around the same
parent luminary, and when we take into
account the influence which those members of
the same luminous family exert upon each
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