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Title:Suspira de Profundis, Being a Sequel to the Confessions of an English Opium-eater (Works, Vol 16)
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Suspira de Profundis, Being a Sequel to the Confessions of an English Opium-eater (Works, Vol 16) by Thomas de Quincey

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Suspira de Profundis, Being a Sequel to the Confessions of an English Opium-eater (Works, Vol 16) Purchase of this book includes free trial access to a target blank href http www million books com rel nofollow www million books com a where you can read more than a million books for free This is an OCR edition with typos Excerpt from book which is a tissue of dreams and allegories relating to the cardinal events of the world and to the mysteries of scripture as well as of external nature from its creation to its impending destruction contains a great deal of mysticism and prophecy about the rose and the cross But the whole has a religious meaning and the fundits of his ideas and his imagery is manifestly the Apocalypse of St John Nor is there any passage or phrase in his work upon which an argument can be built for connecting him with the Eosicrucians which would not equally apply to Philo the Alexandrian to John Picus of Mirandula to Eeuchlin to George of Venice to Francis Patrick and to all other Cabbalists Theo sophists Magicians and Alchemists Of the alleged connexion between the Templars and the Eosicrucians or more properly with the Free masons which connection if established would undoubtedly assign a much earlier date to the origin of both orders I shall have occasion to speak in another part of my inquiry CHAPTER III OP THE CIRCUMSTANCES WHICH GAVE THE FIRST OCCASION TO THE RISE OF THE ROSICRUCIAN ORDER AND OF THE EARLIEST AUTHENTIC RECORDS OF HISTORY WHICH RELATE TO IT Towards the end of the sixteenth century Cabbalism Theosophy and Alchemy had overspread the whole of of which St John says in the Revelations I saw on the right of him who sat upon the throne a book written within and without and guarded with seven seals etc Western Europe and especially of Germany To this mania which infected all classes high and low learned and unlearned no writer had contributed so much as Theophrastus Paracelsus How general was the diffusion and how great the influence of the writings of this extraordinary man for such amidst all his follies he must ever be a

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