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 Chambers of the HeigJd. 175

in each case therefore a knowledge of the
connection of the Ritual with the particular
chamber) ; while the masonic unit throughout
is the polar inch, the twenty-fifth part of the
Pir-am-us, or edge of the base-circuit casing-
stone, the twenty-fifth ten-millionth part of
the polar radius of the earth, and the twenty-
fifth thousand-billionth part of the radius of
solar space. For " millions and billions are
the measure of things."

Commencing with the highest and most
secret source of life and light, the Eternal and
Self-Begotten Energy of the Hidden God, we
find it illustrated in the never-ceasing rotation
of the sun about its own axis, the energy of
which we know not the origin, and to which
we attribute the birth of the planets. Of
such rotations about two thousand five hundred
and twenty-five are performed by the sun,
while the earth is performing one hundred
thousand similar rotations, and that number
gives the number of polar inches in the height
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