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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VI.] The Queen of the New Birth. 211

the restoration of power in its original divine
image. For as in the condition which is
subject to decay the corruptible senses
dominate and inform the soul, so according to
the theosophy of Egypt, in the condition of
immortality, does the illuminate spirit inform
and dominate the regenerate senses. While
we are subject to the flesh, the external
universe impresses itself continually upon the
mind, dimming and imprisoning the original
" type " or image of the Deity, which feebly
struggles to express itself in the masterpieces
of poet or artist. But when the soul is born
into new life, it regains that Creative Image,
and is endowed with the power of co-operating
with the divine Energy. For, as we learn
from an exquisite chapter in the Ritual, it is
the fragrance of Innocence, which perfumes
the breath of the Creative Beauty. Hence, in
the masonry on the eastern wall of that most
secret Chamber of New Birth, we find ex-
pressed the fivefold dominion informed by
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