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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236 The Illumination of the Adept. [Ch. VII.

exxxvi.) in the manifestations of the Godhead
to man, and of the names and places wherein
those manifestations are made (cxli.-cxliii.).

And now the justified stands within the full
glory of the orbit, and looks forth, not with
the vision of mortal seer, but as the deathless
spirits who encircle the throne. While he
stands gazing, splendour after splendour,
revelation beyond revelation, bursts upon his
sight. Down from the radiant throne, along
the floor, along the walls, along the roof,
streams, floods, rivers of light come sweeping
on like the torrent of the summer rays, like
the inundation of the overwhelming Nile. But
the justified breathes freely the air of opened
heaven. His senses " for ever vivified," pierce
through the utmost bounds of space; his
quickened intellect grasps each starry law and
harmony; his purified spirit, undazzled by
the blinding radiance, discerns the Hidden
Love that occupies the throne. No longer as
.a stranger, or at a distance, but as a prince
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