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Identifier: scotchritemasonr01blan
Title: Scotch Rite masonry illustrated : the complete ritual of the ancient and accepted Scottish Rite profusely illustrated
Year: 1905 (1900s)
Authors: Blanchard, Jonathan, 1811-1892 Scottish Rite (Masonic order)
Subjects: Scottish Rite (Masonic order) Freemasonry Freemasonry
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : E.A. Cook
Contributing Library: Harold B. Lee Library
Digitizing Sponsor: Brigham Young University

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faces covered withtheir hands while the Wardens divest candidate of hisapron and ^^order/^ [white ribbon] of Knight of theEast and West when the Master puts on him the whitewoolen chasuble of a Prince of Kose Croix.) Master—This habit, my brother, teaches you theuniformity of our manners, and our belief; and will re-call to your recollection the principal points of our mys-teries. This black apron with which I invest you (putsit on him) is a mark of our sincere repentance of thoseevils which were the cause of all our misfortunes and itwill also serve to show you those who are in search ofthe true word. This ribbon (puts the -^order^ of tKedegree on him) is the mark of our constant mourningtill we have found it [the true word.] Pass to the westand assist us to search for it. (Wardens conduct candi-date to the west.) Master—{^QYm raps; 000 0000.)Senior Warden—(Seven raps; 000 0000.)Junior Warden—(Seven raps; 000 0000.)The brethren all rise and make the sign of the goodshepherd.

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SIGN OF THE GOOD SHEPHERD. Cross the arms on breast with hands ex-tended and eyes raised to heaven. Sign cGood Shepherd Master—Most Excellent and Perfect Brother War-dens^ wjiat is the motive of our assembling ? Senior Warden—The loss of the word, which, withyour assistance, we hope to recover. Master—What must we do to obtain it ? Senior Warden—Be iviily convinced of the three vir-tues which are the basis of our columns and our princi-ples. Master—What are they? Senior Warden—Faith, Hope, Charity. Master—How shall we find those three columns ? Senior Warden—By traveling three days in the mostprofound obscurity. Master—Let us travel, brethren, from east to northand from west to south. (All pass around the room asindicated seven times bending their knees as they passthe altar in the east, candidate being conducted byMaster of Ceremonies. At the third time around, theMaster passes to the second apartment, at fourth timearound, the Wardens pass to the second apartment;

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Tagged: , bookid:scotchritemasonr01blan , bookyear:1905 , bookdecade:1900 , bookcentury:1900 , bookauthor:Blanchard__Jonathan__1811_1892 , bookauthor:Scottish_Rite__Masonic_order_ , booksubject:Scottish_Rite__Masonic_order_ , booksubject:Freemasonry , bookpublisher:Chicago__Ill____E_A__Cook , bookcontributor:Harold_B__Lee_Library , booksponsor:Brigham_Young_University , bookleafnumber:475 , bookcollection:americana

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