These cheats found it convenient to make Masonry one of their conditions,and by a small degree of art, persuaded their pupils that they were the onlytrue Masons.
"A Literary Society is the most proper form for the introduction of our Orderinto any state where we are yet strangers." (Mark this!)"The power of the Order must surely be turned to the advantage of its Members.
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"These powers are despots, when they do not conduct themselves by its principles; and it is therefore our duty to surround them with its members, so that the profane may have no access to them.
We also find that they may be enjoyed in peace and innocence.
Mark too what return the women have met withfor all their horrid services, where, to express their sentiments of civismand abhorrence of royalty, they threw away the character of their sex, andbit the amputated limbs of their murdered countrymen.() Surely these patriotic women merited that the rights of their sex shouldbe considered in full council, and they were well entitled to a seat; butthere is not a single act of their government in which the sex is consideredas having any rights whatever, or that they are things to be cared for.
These are attributes ofbodies; but of their essence we know nothing.
It has indeed broughtto light what dreadful lengths men will go, when under the fanatical anddazzling glare of happiness in a state of liberty and equality, and spurredon by insatiable luxury, and not held in check by moral feelings and therestraints of religion - and mark, reader, that the women have here alsotaken the complexion of the men, and have even gone beyond them.
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In their present state of nationalmoderation (as they call it) and security, see Madame Talien come into thepublic theatre, accompanied by other women (I was aboutto have misnamed them Ladies) laying aside all modesty, and presenting themselvesto the public view, with bared limbs, as thealluring objects of desire.
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Man trusts to his own uncontroulable power, or to thegeneral goodness of the sex, that their virtues will appear when we haveoccasion for them; - "but we will send for these some other time;"- Manynoble displays do they make of the most difficult attainments.