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4: Every number is infinite.14: Above.the starry blue.Chapter I I. o splendrous serpent! I.11: These are fools that men adore. under the stars. My ecstasy is in yours. in my unveiling before the Children of men! I. bend upon them! I. both their Gods & their men are fools. I. But to him is the winged secret flame. and in his woman called the Scarlet Woman is all power given. and to her the stooping starlight.7: Behold! it is revealed by Aiwass the minister of Hoor-paar-kraat. I.10: Let my servants be few & secret: they shall rule the many & the known. I.1: Had! The manifestation of Nuit. Are mine. I.5: Help me.20: The key of the rituals is in the secret word which I have given unto him.17: But ye are not so chosen. I. I. The winged globe. She bends in ecstasy to kiss The secret ardours of Hadit.16: For he is ever a sun. I.18: Burn upon their brows. there is no difference.15: Now ye shall know that the chosen priest & apostle of infinite space is the prince-priest the Beast. and behold my light shed over you! I.3: Every man and every woman is a star. the gemméd azure is The naked splendour of Nuit.13: I am above you and in you. I. not the Khu in the Khabs.2: The unveiling of the company of heaven. O Ankh-af-na-khonsu! I. & take your fill of love! I.8: The Khabs is in the Khu. I. My joy is to see your joy. o children.19: O azure-lidded woman. They shall gather my children into their fold: they shall bring the glory of the stars into the hearts of men. and she a moon.9: Worship then the Khabs. I. . I. my secret centre.6: Be thou Hadit. o warrior lord of Thebes.12: Come forth. my heart & my tongue! I. I.
I.25: Divide. This is so: I swear it by the vault of my body. I.I.23: But whoso availeth in this.28: None.33: Then the priest fell into a deep trance or swoon. since thou art continuous! I.32: Obey my prophet! follow out the ordeals of my knowledge! seek me only! Then the joys of my love will redeem ye from all pain. of the stars. and the Infinite Stars thereof. They are as upon the earth. therefore. write unto us the rituals.22: Now.37: Also the mantras and spells. a lambent flame of blue.34: But she said: the ordeals I write not: the rituals shall be half known and half concealed: the Law is for all. all penetrant. & said unto the Queen of Heaven. bending down.26: Then saith the prophet and slave of the beauteous one: Who am I. I am known to ye by my name Nuit. Since I am Infinite Space.27: Then the priest answered & said unto the Queen of Space. continuous one of Heaven.21: With the God & the Adorer I am nothing: they do not see me. I. all-touching. by my sacred heart and tongue.31: For these fools of men and their woes care not thou at all! They feel little. and there is no other God than me. faint & faery. by all I desire of ye all. but lest there be folly.36: My scribe Ankh-af-na-khonsu. let it be ever thus. and to him by a secret name which I will give him when at last he knoweth me. . breathed the light.29: For I am divided for love’s sake. I. is balanced by weak joys. I. shall not in one letter change this book. that men speak not of Thee as One but as None. let him be the chief of all! I. he shall comment thereupon by the wisdom of Ra-Hoor-Khu-it. and what shall be the sign? So she answered him. her lovely hands upon the black earth. I. but ye are my chosen ones. and let them speak not of thee at all. the obeah and the wanga. what is. the omnipresence of my body. write unto us the law! I. I. for thereby there cometh hurt. the work of the wand and the work of the sword. by all I can give. and her soft feet not hurting the little flowers: Thou knowest! And the sign shall be my ecstasy. I. the consciousness of the continuity of existence. I.38: He must teach. and the dew of her light bathing his whole body in a sweet-smelling perfume of sweat: O Nuit. I am Heaven. and two. but he may make severe the ordeals. and understand. I. Bind nothing! Let there be no difference made among you between any one thing & any other thing. add. & her lithe body arched for love. and my lord Hadit. I. that the pain of division is as nothing. the priest of the princes.35: This that thou writest is the threefold book of Law. I. these he shall learn and teach.30: This is the creation of the world. kissing her lovely brows. for the chance of union. Write unto us the ordeals. I. multiply. and the joy of dissolution all. I.24: I am Nuit. do ye also thus. and my word is six and fifty.
But they are not of me. I. o prophet. if he look but close into the word. depart! There is no bond that can unite the divided but love: all else is a curse. and all rare scents.53: This shall regenerate the world. Ho! warrior.48: My prophet is a fool with his one. my heart & my tongue. is every way perfect. and it may be given in three ways. shalt not behold all these mysteries hidden therein. But ecstasy be thine and joy of earth: ever To me! To me! I. system & system. it shall not assuage thee nor absolve thee. Let him enter in turn or at once the four gates. let not one know well the other! I.49: Abrogate are all rituals. the Hermit. for behold! thou.54: Change not as much as the style of a letter. thou hast no right but to do thy will. I. I.52: If this be not aright. So with thy all. Will he not sink? Amn. saying: They are one. the floor of that palace is of silver and gold. if thy servant sink? But there are means and means. . delivered from the lust of result.39: The word of the Law is Thelema. all ordeals. Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the Law.40: Who calls us Thelemites will do no wrong. unassuaged of purpose. Be goodly therefore: dress ye all in fine apparel. and the emblems of death. or saying. let him stand on the floor of the palace. I. and let Asar be with Isa. Isa the sufferer. are not they the Ox. and no other shall say nay. unto whom I send this kiss. when. The gross must pass through fire.50: There is a word to say about the Hierophantic task.41: The word of Sin is Restriction. O man! refuse not thy wife. and none by the Book? I.47: But they have the half: unite by thine art so that all disappear. Accursed! Accursed be it to the aeons! Hell. o scribe and prophet. four hundred & eighteen. I. I. I. all words and signs. if the ritual be not ever unto me: then expect the direful judgments of Ra Hoor Khuit! I. who also are one. They are many.I. jasmine & rose.* * Greek letters in MS: theta-epsilon-lambda-eta-mu-alpha. though thou be of the princes. one. lapis lazuli & jasper are there. Let Asar be the adorant. are none! I. the little world my sister. nay. where. if ye confound the space-marks. For there are therein Three Grades. I. Sixty-one the Jews call it. and the lofty chosen ones in the highest. let the fine be tried in intellect. and the man of Earth. I.45: The Perfect and the Perfect are one Perfect and not two. and the Lover. Hoor in his secret name and splendour is the Lord initiating. and with whom ye will! But always unto me.42: Let it be that state of manyhood bound and loathing. eat rich foods and drink sweet wines and wines that foam! Also. eighty. if she will! O lover. take your will and fill of love as ye will. I call it eight.43: Do that. I. if thou wilt. one.44: For pure will. Thus ye have star & star.46: Nothing is a secret key of this law. Also. Ra-Hoor-Khuit hath taken his seat in the East at the Equinox of the Gods. Behold! there are three ordeals in one.51: There are four gates to one palace.
solve the first half of the equation. and so shall ye come to my joy. But thou hast all in the clear light. knowing the law of the fortress.58: I give unimaginable joys on earth: certainty. All these old letters of my Book are aright. * In MS. love under will. but * is not the Star. Also I have a secret glory for them that love me.63: Sing the rapturous love-song unto me! Burn to me perfumes! Wear to me jewels! Drink to me. I. Ye shall gather goods and store of women and spices. and the Serpent flame therein. but the blue & gold are seen of the seeing. with a Circle in the Middle. in the dark. My colour is black to the blind.57: Invoke me under my stars! Love is the law. ye shall exceed the nations of the Earth in splendour & pride.59: My incense is of resinous woods & gums. as all their numbers who are of us. This also is secret: my prophet shall reveal it to the wise. and arouse the coiled splendour within you: come unto me! I. the symbol found here is usually interpreted as the Hebrew letter Tzaddi. For one kiss wilt thou then be willing to give all. There is the dove. he shall behold them. I. nor from the West.66: The Manifestation of Nuit is at an end. . nor do I demand aught in sacrifice. I. not faith. invoking me with a pure heart. I who am all pleasure and purple. Choose ye well! He. for from no expected house cometh that child. peace unutterable. Nor let the fools mistake love.60: My number is 11. though not all. and the great mystery of the House of God. but whoso gives one particle of dust shall lose all in that hour.62: At all my meetings with you shall the priestess say-and her eyes shall burn with desire as she stands bare and rejoicing in my secret temple-To me! To me! calling forth the flame of the hearts of all in her love-chant. ecstasy.55: The child of thy bowels. for I love you! I love you! I. veiled or voluptuous.56: Expect him not from the East. I am the naked brilliance of the voluptuous night-sky. hath chosen. I. I. and there is no blood therein: because of my hair the trees of Eternity. I. rest. Put on the wings. for there are love and love. upon death. and drunkenness of the innermost sense. thou shalt come a little to lie in my bosom.61: But to love me is better than all things: if under the night-stars in the desert thou presently burnest mine incense before me. while in life. I.65: To me! To me! I.I. & the circle is Red. my prophet. ye shall wear rich jewels. and there is the serpent. I. desire you. save only that they understand a little. but always in the love of me. I charge you earnestly to come before me in a single robe. Aum! All words are sacred and all prophets true. and covered with a rich headdress.64: I am the blue-lidded daughter of Sunset. The Five Pointed Star. I love you! I yearn to you! Pale or purple. and some. leave the second unattacked.
II. and one in eight: Which is vital. and in the core of every star.16: I am the Empress & the Hierophant. let the good ones be purged by the prophet! Then shall this Knowledge go aright. for I am none indeed. but with the just I am eight. but I am stronger.Chapter II II. The Empress and the King are not of me.2: Come! all ye. II. as my bride is eleven.3: In the sphere I am everywhere the centre. they feel not. II. ye people of sighing! The sorrows of pain and regret Are left to the dead and the dying. II. and the cube in the circle. I am Life. II. and my number is nine by the fools.8: Who worshipped Heru-pa-kraath have worshipped me.9: Remember all ye that existence is pure joy.13: for why? Because thou wast the knower.14: Now let there be a veiling of this shrine: now let the light devour men and eat them up with blindness! II. “Come unto me” is a foolish word: for it is I that go. II. for there is a further secret. Hadit. and learn the secret that hath not yet been revealed. my bride. I am not extended. II. I. II. II.4: Yet she shall be known & I never. The folk that not know me as yet. that all the sorrows are but as shadows.15: For I am perfect. II. as she.7: I am the Magician and the Exorcist. II. II. We are not for the poor and sad: the lords of the earth are our kinsfolk. II. and the giver of Life. ill. II. the circumference.1: Nu! the hiding of Hadit. yet therefore is the knowledge of me the knowledge of death. am the complement of Nu.12: Because of me in Thee which thou knewest not. . being Not. II. Thus eleven. and Khabs is the name of my House.11: I see thee hate the hand & the pen. is nowhere found.6: I am the flame that burns in every heart of man. but there is that which remains. I am the axle of the wheel.17: Hear me. for I am the worshipper. they pass & are done.5: Behold! the rituals of the old time are black.18: These are dead. and me. Let the evil ones be cast away. II.10: O prophet! thou hast ill will to learn this writing. these fellows.
and shoot forth venom. & be drunk thereof! They shall not harm ye at all.21: We have nothing with the outcast and the unfit: let them die in their misery. in the day of your wrath. and I and the earth are one. They shall rejoice.31: If Power asks why. II.23: I am alone: there is no God where I am. o my people. for who doth not understand these runes shall make a great miss. o man! lust. caressed by magnificent beasts of women with large limbs.19: Is a God to live in a dog? No! but the highest are of us. If I droop down mine head. are of us. for there are also of my friends who be hermits. Compassion is the vice of kings: stamp down the wretched & the weak: this is the law of the strong: this is our law and the joy of the world. II.29: May Because be accursed for ever! II. and masses of flaming hair about them. To worship me take wine and strange drugs whereof I will tell my prophet. It is a lie.22: I am the Snake that giveth Knowledge & Delight and bright glory.33: Enough of Because! Be he damned for a dog! II. Be strong.20: Beauty and strength. He shall fall down into the pit called Because.26: I am the secret Serpent coiled about to spring: in my coiling there is joy. I and my Nuit are one. Now think not to find them in the forest or on the mountain. there shall ye find them. force and fire. and there he shall perish with the dogs of Reason. leaping laughter and delicious languor. o king. Think not. he shall remain in pure ecstasy for ever.27: There is great danger in me. Beware lest any force another. on the low men trample in the fierce lust of your pride.36: There are rituals of the elements and feasts of the times.28: Now a curse upon Because and his kin! II. & all their words are skew-wise.II. then is Power weakness. If I lift up my head. Nuit! Hadit! Ra-Hoor-Khuit! The Sun. The exposure of innocence is a lie. upon that lie: That Thou Must Die: verily thou shalt not die. and stir the hearts of men with drunkenness. For they feel not. Strength & Sight. and there shall be in them a joy a million times greater than this. then Will stops & does nought. and fire and light in their eyes.30: If Will stops and cries Why. Ye shall see them at rule. then is rapture of the earth. II. at all the joy. rise up & awake! II. II.32: Also reason is a lie. Light. enjoy all things of sense and rapture: fear not that any God shall deny thee for this. but in beds of purple.34: But ye. our chosen: who sorroweth is not of us.35: Let the rituals be rightly performed with joy & beauty! II. O my chosen! II. II.25: Ye are against the people.37: A feast for the first night of the Prophet and his Bride! . but live. at victorious armies. II.24: Behold! these be grave mysteries. Now let it be understood: If the body of the King dissolve. this folly against self. for there is a factor infinite & unknown. II. II. II. these are for the servants of the Star & the Snake. II. II. II. King against King! Love one another with burning hearts. invoking Because.
But I will hide thee in a mask of sorrow: they that see thee shall fear thou art fallen: but I lift thee up. II. when these words are said. I am not for them.49: I am unique & conqueror.53: Fear not. and eternal ecstasy in the kisses of Nu. II. I console not: I hate the consoled & the consoler. It is the veil of the modest woman. a feast for life and a greater feast for death! II.45: There is death for the dogs. II. the letters? change them not in style or value! II. Be they damned & dead! Amen. [This is of the 4: there is a fifth who is invisible. There is the dissolution. II.52: There is a veil: that veil is black. & not other. thou shalt find new symbols to attribute them unto. II.47: Where I am these are not.51: Purple beyond purple: it is the light higher than eyesight. The stops as thou wilt. Thou art emphatically my chosen. ye do well.42: A feast every day in your hearts in the joy of my rapture! II. I am not of the slaves that perish.55: Thou shalt obtain the order & value of the English Alphabet. it is the veil of sorrow. and a feast for the Equinox of the Gods. II. II. o prophet. Therefore the kings of the earth shall be . and the pleasure of uttermost delight! II.] II. O Prophet! II. & therein am I as a babe in an egg.50: Blue am I and gold in the light of my bride: but the red gleam is in my eyes. II. & the pall of death: this is none of me. Tear down that lying spectre of the centuries: veil not your vices in virtuous words: these vices are my service. II. he that is filthy shall be filthy still.46: Dost thou fail? Art thou sorry? Is fear in thine heart? II. even though ye laugh in my honour ye shall laugh not long: then when ye are sad know that I have forsaken you. II.44: Aye! feast! rejoice! there is no dread hereafter.58: Yea! deem not of change: ye shall be as ye are. II.39: A feast for Tahuti and the child of the Prophet-secret.54: Nor shall they who cry aloud their folly that thou meanest nought avail.56: Begone! ye mockers.38: A feast for the three days of the writing of the Book of the Law. thou shall reveal it: thou availest: they are the slaves of because: They are not of me. & my spangles are purple & green. II.48: Pity not the fallen! I never knew them.57: He that is righteous shall be righteous still. thou shalt not be sorry. II. & I will reward you here and hereafter.43: A feast every night unto Nu.41: A feast for fire and a feast for water.II.40: A feast for the Supreme Ritual. and blessed are the eyes that thou shalt look upon with gladness.
drink by the eight and ninety rules of art: if thou love. most desirable. exceed by delicacy. & be our bed in working! Thrill with the joy of life & death! Ah! thy death shall be lovely: whoso seeth it shall be glad. & write sweet words for the Kings! II. There cometh one to follow thee: he shall expound it. our delight is all over thee: hail! hail: prophet of Nu! prophet of Had! prophet of Ra-Hoor-Khu! Now rejoice! now come in our splendour & rapture! Come in our passionate peace.60: Therefore strike hard & low. Come! lift up thine heart & rejoice! We are one. lest perchance is a King concealed! Say you so? Fool! If he be a King. Death is forbidden. II.62: I am uplifted in thine heart. II.Kings for ever: the slaves shall serve. Thy death shall be the seal of the promise of our agelong love. II. .73: Ah! Ah! Death! Death! thou shalt long for death. refine thy rapture! If thou drink.74: The length of thy longing shall be the strength of its glory. He that lives long & desires death much is ever the King among the Kings. unto thee. we are none.76: 4 6 3 8 A B K 2 4 A L G M O R 3 Y X 24 89 R P S T O V A L. II. II. a light undesired. and the kisses of the stars rain hard upon thy body.61: There is a light before thine eyes. II. Be not animal.75: Aye! listen to the numbers & the words: II.63: Thou art exhaust in the voluptuous fullness of the inspiration. II.72: Strive ever to more! and if thou art truly mine-and doubt it not.64: Oh! thou art overcome: we are upon thee. nor shalt thou know ever. II. II. to look forth upon men. & find ecstasy in writing! Work. fall not in swoon of the excellent kisses! II. an if thou art ever joyous!-death is the crown of all. o prophet? Thou knowest not. o prophet. and if thou do aught joyous.70: There is help & hope in other spells. A King may choose his garment as he will: there is no certain test: but a beggar cannot hide his poverty.66: Write. more rapid and laughterful than a caress of Hell’s own worm. What meaneth this. Yet there are masked ones my servants: it may be that yonder beggar is a King. But remember. o chosen one.68: Harder! Hold up thyself! Lift thine head! breathe not so deep-die! II. and to hell with them. master! II. thou canst not hurt him.67: Hold! Hold! Bear up in thy rapture.71: But exceed! exceed! II. to be me.65: I am the Master: thou art the Holy Chosen One. II. let there be subtlety therein! II. the expiration is sweeter than death. o man.69: Ah! Ah! What do I feel? Is the word exhausted? II.59: Beware therefore! Love all. to tell them this glad word. Wisdom says: be strong! Then canst thou bear more joy. There is none that shall be cast down or lifted up: all is ever as it was. to follow the love of Nu in the star-lit heaven.
II. wonderful.78: Lift up thyself! for there is none like unto thee among men or among Gods! Lift up thyself. foursquare.79: The end of the hiding of Hadit.77: O be thou proud and mighty among men! II. and the name of thy house 418.II. thy stature shall surpass the stars. mystic. and blessing & worship to the prophet of the lovely Star! . They shall worship thy name. o my prophet. the number of the man.
worship me with swords & with spears.9: Lurk! Withdraw! Upon them! this is the Law of the Battle of Conquest: thus shall my worship be about my secret house.15: Ye shall be sad thereof.14: Ye shall see that hour. I will give you of their flesh to eat! III. little and big: after a child.13: But not now. III. set it in thy secret temple-and that temple is already aright disposed-& it shall be your Kiblah for ever.7: I will give you a war-engine. force. III.8: With it ye shall smite the peoples. Spelling is defunct. and I am the strength. and none shall stand before you. Ra-Hoor-Khu is with thee. Conquer! That is enough. Money fear not. o prophet. of your arms. Nu is your refuge as Hadit your light. III. vigour. III. fear neither men nor Fates. Worship me with fire & blood. nor any other power in heaven or upon the earth or under the earth. spare not.18: Mercy let be off: damn them who pity! Kill and torture.16: Deem not too eagerly to catch the promises. I shall deal hardly with them. Thou shalt have danger & trouble. It shall not fade.11: This shall be your only proof. III.12: Sacrifice cattle. but miraculous colour shall come back to it day after day. nor gods. III. nor laughter of the folk folly.4: Choose ye an island! III. be upon them! . Thou shalt thyself convey it with worship. Trample down the Heathen. be upon them. and thou the Scarlet Concubine of his desire! III. Let the woman be girt with a sword before me: let blood flow to my name. III.3: Now let it be first understood that I am a god of War and of Vengeance. III.6: Dung it about with enginery of war! III. o blessed Beast.Chapter III III.1: Abrahadabra! the reward of Ra Hoor Khut. III. nor anything. Close it in locked glass for a proof to the world.17: Fear not at all.10: Get the stele of revealing itself. Beware! Hold! Raise the spell of Ra-Hoor-Khuit! III. III. though thou likest it not.2: There is division hither homeward. I will make easy to you the abstruction from the ill-ordered house in the Victorious City. Ye. there is a word not known. all is not aught. I forbid argument.5: Fortify it! III. even ye. III. know not this meaning all. fear not to undergo the curses. o warrior.
I am the visible object of worship. naming your enemies.37: I adore thee in the song I am the Lord of Thebes.34: But your holy place shall be untouched throughout the centuries: though with fire and sword it be burnt down & shattered.III.26: These slay. count well its name. called Hoor-pa-kraat and Ra-Hoor-Khut. III. another king shall reign.25: This burn: of this make cakes & eat unto me. III. then of the priest or of the worshippers: last of some beast. III.22: The other images group around me to support me: let all be worshipped. or dropping from the host of heaven: then of enemies.20: Why? Because of the fall of Because. no matter what. and bring fresh fever from the skies. especial.35: The half of the word of Heru-ra-ha. All before me. and shall stand until the fall of the Great Equinox.32: From gold forge steel! III.24: The best blood is of the moon. and kept thick with perfumes of your orison: it shall become full of beetles as it were and creeping things sacred unto me. III. and afterward soften & smooth down with rich fresh blood. the others are secret. Another prophet shall arise. & they shall fall before you.21: Set up my image in the East: thou shalt buy thee an image which I will show thee. for they shall cluster to exalt me. III. for the Beast & his Bride are they: and for the winners of the Ordeal x. it is better. another sacrifice shall stain the tomb. III.and I The inspired forth-speaker of Mentu. III. .36: Then said the prophet unto the God: III.30: My altar is of open brass work: burn thereon in silver or gold! III. What is this? Thou shalt know. and blessing no longer be poured To the Hawk-headed mystical Lord! III. III.28: Also ye shall be strong in war. that he is not there again. III. be they long kept. not unlike the one thou knowest.27: Also these shall breed lust & power of lust in you at the eating thereof.23: For perfume mix meal & honey & thick leavings of red wine: then oil of Abramelin and olive oil. And it shall be suddenly easy for thee to do this. monthly: then the fresh blood of a child. yet an invisible house there standeth. another woman shall awake the lust & worship of the Snake. III. This hath also another use. & it shall be to you as 718. when Hrumachis shall arise and the double-wanded one assume my throne and place. III. another soul of God and beast shall mingle in the globed priest. III.19: That stele they shall call the Abomination of Desolation.31: There cometh a rich man from the West who shall pour his gold upon thee. for they swell with my force. III.29: Moreover.33: Be ready to fly or to smite! III. let it be laid before me.
I am thy Theban. Hadit! Abide with me. its rays consume Me: I have made a secret door Into the House of Ra and Tum. The prophet Ankh-af-na-khonsu! By Bes-na-Maut my breast I beat. it is no odds. Supreme and terrible God. save only the blind ones. Then they shall chance to abide in this bliss or no. Of Khephra and of Ahathoor. Do this quickly! III. as thou hast written). & its red flame is as a sword in my hand to push thy order. I invoke. O winged snake of light. Who makest the gods and death To tremble before Thee I. There is a secret door that I shall make to establish thy way in all the quarters. III. (these are the adorations. as it is said: The light is mine. Refuse none. were it but to dine or to drink at them. Ra-Hoor-Khuit! III. it is the Law to give.For me unveils the veiled sky. and to each man and woman that thou meetest. I greet Thy presence. I adore thee! Appear on the throne of Ra! Open the ways of the Khu! Lighten the ways of the Ka! The ways of the Khabs run through To stir me or still me! Aum! let it fill me! III.42: The ordeals thou shalt oversee thyself. and Hadit burning in thy heart shall make swift and secure thy pen. but thou shalt know & . The self-slain Ankh-af-na-khonsu Whose words are truth.38: So that thy light is in me. By wise Ta-Nech I weave my spell.40: But the work of the comment? That is easy. III.39: All this and a book to say how thou didst come hither and a reproduction of this ink and paper for ever — for in it is the word secret & not only in the English — and thy comment upon this the Book of the Law shall be printed beautifully in red ink and black upon beautiful paper made by hand.41: Establish at thy Kaaba a clerk-house: all must be done well and with business way. O Mentu. Show thy star-splendour. O Nuit! Bid me within thine House to dwell. O Ra-Hoor-Khuit! Unity uttermost showed! I adore the might of Thy breath.
all fools despise! III. I will fill her with joy: with my force shall she see & strike at the worship of Nu: she shall achieve Hadit.56: Also for beauty’s sake and love’s! III. Mongol and Din.52: I flap my wings in the face of Mohammed & blind him. Swift as a trodden serpent turn and strike! Be thou yet deadlier than he! Drag down their souls to awful torment: laugh at their fear: spit upon them! III.54: Bahlasti! Ompehda! I spit on your crapulous creeds.44: But let her raise herself in pride! Let her follow me in my way! Let her work the work of wickedness! Let her kill her heart! Let her be loud and adulterous. and I am powerful to protect my servant. courage is your armour. & ye shall turn not back for any! III. III. them attack without pity or quarter. but play.53: With my claws I tear out the flesh of the Indian and the Buddhist. III. for thereby alone can he fall from it.45: Then will I lift her to pinnacles of power: then will I breed from her a child mightier than all the kings of the earth. & destroy them utterly. professional soldiers who dare not fight. for in the chance shape of the letters and their position to one another: in these are mysteries that no Beast shall divine.destroy the traitors. I am Ra-Hoor-Khuit.58: But the keen and the proud. let her be covered with jewels. talk not overmuch! Them that seek to entrap thee. III. if she leave my work to toy with old sweetnesses. to overthrow thee. go on. I will slay me her child: I will alienate her heart: I will cast her out from men: as a shrinking and despised harlot shall she crawl through dusk wet streets. convert not. Success is your proof. the royal and the lofty. who shall discover the Key of it all. the blasphemy against all gods of men.48: Now this mystery of the letters is done. whence I say not. III. and I want to go on to the holier place. and die cold and an-hungered. then shall my vengeance be known. & are abased. III.57: Despise also all cowards. III. III. go on. I will bring you to victory & joy: I will be at your arms in battle & ye shall delight to slay. and rich garments. And Abrahadabra.47: This book shall be translated into all tongues: but always with the original in the writing of the Beast. and let her be shameless before all men! III. Then this line drawn is a key: then this circle squared in its failure is a key also. Let him not seek after this. III.59: As brothers fight ye! . Success is thy proof: argue not.46: I am the warrior Lord of the Forties: the Eighties cower before me.43: Let the Scarlet Woman beware! If pity and compassion and tenderness visit her heart. Let him not seek to try: but one cometh after him. It shall be his child and that strangely. III.55: Let Mary inviolate be torn upon wheels: for her sake let all chaste women be utterly despised among you! III.51: With my Hawk’s head I peck at the eyes of Jesus as he hangs upon the cross. in my strength.50: Curse them! Curse them! Curse them! III.49: I am in a secret fourfold word. ye are brothers! III.
III. III. & he understandeth it not. lightening the girders of the soul.71: Hail! ye twin warriors about the pillars of the world! for your time is nigh at hand. for I have crushed an Universe. & nought remains. and its comment. my nemyss shrouds the night-blue sky.63: The fool readeth this Book of the Law. ultimate sparks of the intimate fire. are mere liars. III.74: There is a splendour in my name hidden and glorious. III. III. stones of precious water. III.64: Let him come through the first ordeal. III.61: There is an end of the word of the God enthroned in Ra’s seat. III. III.65: Through the second. Ha.62: To Me do ye reverence! to me come ye through tribulation of ordeal. The Book of the Law is Written and Concealed.67: Through the fourth.68: Yet to all it shall seem beautiful.69: There is success. . Its enemies who say not so.60: There is no law beyond Do what thou wilt. gold.66: Through the third. Aum. III.72: I am the Lord of the Double Wand of Power.75: The ending of the words is the Word Abrahadabra. as the sun of midnight is ever the son. III. III. III.III. which is bliss. & it will be to him as silver. III. the wand of the Force of Coph Nia-but my left hand is empty.73: Paste the sheets from right to left and from top to bottom: then behold! III.70: I am the Hawk-Headed Lord of Silence & of Strength.
These are most dire. It is wise to destroy this copy after the first reading. love under will. each for himself. The priest of the princes.The Comment Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the Law. as centres of pestilence. All questions of the Law are to be decided only by appeal to my writings. Those who discuss the contents of this Book are to be shunned by all. There is no law beyond Do what thou wilt. The study of this Book is forbidden. Love is the law. Whosoever disregards this does so at his own risk and peril. ANKH-F-N-KHONSU .
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