Come let us prepare,
We brethren that are."
Fer opem, Lucina
"'Tis a rough land of rock, and stone,
Where breathes no castled lord nor cabined slave;
Where thoughts, and hands, and tongues are free,
And friends will find a welcome foes a grave."
"Thirty days hath September,
April, June and November,
All the rest have thirty-one
But February alone."
"Romans, countrymen and lovers!" - Brutus
Old Masonic Manuscript
"Tityre, tu patulæ recubans sub tegmine fagi." - Virgil
"Still louder, Fame! thy trumpet blow;
Let all the distant regions know
Freemasonry is this:"
"Love's but an ague that's reversed,
Whose hot fit takes the patient first;
That after burns with cold as much
As iron in Greenland does the touch."
Streak of Daylight
"Lobsters are not fleas, damn their
Peter Pindar, for Sir Joseph Banks
"Help, muse, this once, we do implore,
And we will trouble thee no more." - Hudibras improved
Intry, mintry, cutry corn,
Apple seed and apple thorn;
Wier, brier, limber lock,
Three geese in a flock. - Nursery Ballad
"There are more things in heaven and
Than any but Freemasons ever dreamed of. - Shakespeare improved
"For mystic learning wondrous able,
In magic, talismen are cabal;
Whose primitive tradition reaches
As far as Adam's first green breeches."
"O what a fall was there, my countrymen!"
"Some luckless star, with baleful power
And mischief fraught, sure rules the hour."
Amoto quaeramus seria ludo - Horace
"Off with his head: so much for Buckingham."
"There is no doubt but Morgan richly
deserved his fate." - Massachusetts Newspaper