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HERMES M:E:RCURIUS TRIS,MEGIST'US

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HERMES MERCURIUS TRISMEG]STUS

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The Divme P of

Hermcts rcurius

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The Divine Pymand r of Hermes Mercurius Tris egistus

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Hermes Mercurius Tr

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"Hermes Trismegistus ("thrice- reat Hermes"; Latin: Mercurius ter Maximus) is the syncretis of the Greek god Hermes and the Egyptian god Thoth. In Hel enistic Egypt, the Egyptian god Thoth was given as epithet the Greek name of Hermes. He has also been identified with Enoc . Other similar syncretized gods include Sera pis and Hermanubi .

Hermes Trismegistus might al 0 be explained in Euhemerist fashion as a man who was t e son of the god, and in the Kabbalistic tradition that was i herited by the Renaissance, it could be imagined that such a ersonage had been contemporary with Moses, communicati g to a line of adepts a parallel wisdom, from Zoroaster to Pia o. A historian, however, would leave such speculation to th history of alchemy and the nineteenth-century history of 0 cultism."

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CONTENTS

PUBLISHER'S PRE ACE Vll

PREFACE 1

HERMES TRIS EGISTUS, HIS FIRST BOOK 5

THE SECOND OOK, CALLED, POEMANDER 13

THE THIRD B K, THE HOLY SE RMON 26

THE FOURTH OOK, CALLED THE KEY 28

THE FIFTH BO K, THAT GOD IS NOT MANIFEST, AND YET MOST

MAN IF EST 40

THE SIXTH BO K, THAT IN GOD ALONE IS GOOD 46

THE SEVENTH BOOK, HIS SECRET SERMON IN THE MOUNT OF

REGENERATI N, AND THE PROFESSION OF SILENCE S1

THE EIGHTH OK, THE GREATEST EVIL IN MAN IS THE NOT

KNOWING G D 62

THE NINTH B OK, A UNIVERSAL SERMON TO ASCLEPIUS 64

THE TENTH B OK, THE MIND TO HERMES 73

THE ELEVENT BOOK OFTHE COMMON MIND, TO TAT 87

THE TWELFTH BOOK, HIS CRATER OR MONAS 100

THE THIRTEE TH BOOK, OF SENSE AND UNDERSTANDING 106

THE FOURTEE TH BOOK, OF OPERATION AND SENSE 113

THE FIFTEENT BOOK, OF TRUTH TO HIS SON TAT 121

THE SIXTEENT BOOK, THAT NONE OFTHE THINGS THAT ARE

CAN PERISH 127

THE SEVENTE NTH BOOK, TO ASCLEPIUS, TO BE TRULY WISE 130

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PREFACE

The Divine Pymander of Hermes Mercurlus Trlsm glstus

JUDICIOUS READER,

THIS Book may justly challeng the first place for antiquity, from all the Books in th World, being written some hundreds of years before M ses his time, as I shall endeavour to make good. The Original (a far as is known to us) is Arabic, and several Translations there have been published, as Greek, Latin, French, Dutch, etc., but ever English before. It is pity the Learned Translator [Dr. Eve rd] had not lived, and received himself, the honour, and thank due to him from the Englishmen for his good will to, and pain for them, in translating a Book of such infinite worth, out of he Original, into their Mother-tongue.

Concerning the Author of the Book i self, Four things are considerable, viz., His Name, Learning, C untry, and Time.

1. The name by which he was comm nly styled, is Hermes Trismegistus, i.e., Mercurius ter Max mus, or, The thrice greatest Intelligencer. And well might h be called Hermes, for he was the first Intelligencer in the War d (as we read of) that communicated Knowledge to the sons f Men, by Writing, or Engraving. He was called Ter Maximus, f r some Reasons, which I shall afterwards mention.

z. H is Lea rn ing will a ppea r, as by h is arks; so by the right understanding the Reason of his Name.

s, For his Country, he was King of Egypt.

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4. For his Time, it is not without much Contro ersy, betwixt those that write of this Divine, ancient Author, hat time he lived in. Some say he lived after Moses his ti e, giving this slender Reason for it, viz., Because he was named er Maximus: for being preferred [Franciscus Flussas] (acco ding to the Egyptian Customs) being chief Philosopher, to b chief of the Priesthood: and from thence, to be chief in G ernment, or King. But if this be all their ground, you must excu e my dissent from then, and that for this reason, Because a rding to the most learned of his followers [Geber, Paracel us: Henricus Nollius in Theoria Philosophia Hermeticae, tractat priimo.], he was called Ter Maximus; for having perfect, and exact Knowledge of all things contained in the World; wh ch things he divided into Three Kingdoms (as he calls them), viz., Mineral, Vegetable, Animal; which Three, he did excel in the right understanding of; also, because he attained to, an transmitted to Posterity (although in an )Enigmatical, and obs ure style) the Knowledge of the Quintessence of the whole U iverse (which Universe, as I said before, he divided into Three Parts) otherwise called, The great Elixir of the philosophers; which is the Receptacle of all Celestial and Terrestrial Virtues; which Secret, many ignorantly deny, many have chargeably so ght after, yet few, but some, yea, and the Englishmen have appily found [Ripley, Bacon, Norton, etc.]. The Description f this great Treasure, is said to be found engraved upon Smaragdine Table, in the Valley of Ebron, after the Flood. So th t the Reason before alleged to prove this Author to live after Moses, seem invalid: neither doth it any way appear, that he I ed in Moses his time, although it be the opinion of some as of John Functius, who saith in his Chronology, That he live Twenty-one years before the law was given by Moses in the ilderness; But the Reasons that he, and others give, are far wea er than those that I shall give, for his living before Moses his tim . My reasons for that are these:-

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First, Because it is received amongst the Ancients, that e was the first that invented the Art of communicating Knowle ge to the World, by Writing or Engraving. Now if so, then in all probability he was before Moses; for it is said of Moses hat he was from his childhood [Acts vii.22] skilled in all the E yptian Learning, which could not well have been without the elp of literature, which we never read of any before that inven ed by Hermes [Chapter x.],

Secondly, he is said by himself, to be the son of Saturn nd by others to be the Scribe of Saturn. Now Saturn accor ing to Historians, lived in the time of Sarug, Abraham's great randFather [Sanchoniathon]. I shall but take in Suidas his jud ment, and so rest satisfied, that he did not live only before, b t long before Moses; His words are these, Credo Mercurium Trismegistum sapientem Egyptium floruisse ante pharaonem [Suid s].

In this Book, though so very old, is contained mor true knowledge of God and Nature, than in all the Books in the World besides, except only Sacred Writ; And they tha shall judiciously read it, and rightly understand it, may ell be excused from reading many Books; the Authors of hich, pretend so much to the knowledge of the Creator, and Cr ation. If God ever appeared in any man, he appeared in hi , as it appears by this Book. That a man who had not the benef of his Ancestors' knowledge, being as I said before, The first in entor of the Art of Communicating Knowledge to Posterity by riting, should be so high a Divine, and so deep a philosopher, se ms to be a thing more of God than of Man; and therefore it as the opinion of some That he came from Heaven, not bor upon Earth [Goropius Becanus]. There is contained in this Book, that true philosophy, without which, it is impossible ever to at ain to the height, and exactness of Piety, and Religion. Accor ing to

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this Philosophy, I call him a Philos pher, that shall learn and study the things that are, and h w they are ordered, and governed, and by whom, and for w at cause, or to what end; and he that doth so, will acknowledg thanks to, and admire the Omnipotent Creator, Preserver, and irector of all these things. And he that shall be thus truly thankful, may truly be called Pious and Religious: and he that is Religious, shall more and more know where and what the Tru h is: And learning that, he shall yet be more and more Religious

The glory and splendour of philosophy, is an endeavoring to understand the chief Good, as the ountain of all Good: Now how can we come near to, or find out the Fountain, but by making use of the Streams as a cond ct to it? The operations of Nature, are Streams running from t e Fountain of Good, which is God. I am not of the ignorant, a d foolish opinion of those that say, The greatest philosophers are the greatest Atheists: as if to know the works of God, and to nderstand his goings forth in the Way of Nature, must necessit te a man to deny God. The [Job] Scripture disapproves of thi as a sottish tenet, and experience contradicts it: For beh Id! Here is the greatest Philosopher, and therefore the great st Divine.

Read understandingly this ensu ing B ok (and for thy help thou mayest make use of that voluminous Commentary written upon it [Hanbal Offeli Alabar] ) then it will speak more for its Author, than can be spoken by any man, at Ie st by me.

Thine in the love of Truth, J.F.

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The Divine Pymander of Hermes Mercurlus Trlsmeglstus

HERMES TRISMEGISTUS, HIS FIRST BOOK

1. a MY SON, write this First Book, both for Humanity's sa e, and for Piety towards god.

2. For there can be no Religion more true or just, than to kn the things that are; and to acknowledge thanks for all things, a Him that made them, which thing I shall not cease continually a do.

3. What then should a man do, 0 Father, to lead his life w seeing there is nothing here true?

4. Be Pious and Religious, 0 my Son; for he that doth so, is t e best and highest philosopher, and without philosophy it impossible ever to attain to the height and exactness of Pi and Religion.

S. But he that sha II lea rn a nd study the th ings that a re, and h w they are ordered and governed, and by whom, and for what cause, or to what end. Will acknowledge thanks to t e Workman, as to a good Father, an excellent Nurse, and a faithful Steward, and he that gives thanks shall be Pious r Religious, and he that is Religious shall know both where t e truth is, and what it is, and learning that he will be yet more a d more Religious.

6. For never, 0 my Son, shall, or can that soul, which, while it is in the body, lighte ns a nd lifts up itse If to know and comprehe d that which is good and true, slide back to the contrary. For it is infinitely ena moured thereof, and forgetteth all evils; and wh n

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n, which qually t o living creatures. ., if ttl is b

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. Ta d the eye of mv s,p,ect ack!.

Wi I of lf1 e Good, w itho~t wnjc r or 0 bi!!! begott!!n or made,

cau se of his h lid ren, wt1 0

that which ls d by the- Sun

r, and the Go • in being all is it. an d y!rr all th is for hi it.

is

he property

come more

nd he

. Trl m. I won de not t tt. for ttl e s am f t"e Sun. whi h being of a ;iI kst t ha eye b ll d his ex!::@"S'5i\.r@ ight, t nat gaze

ther e CO ntra for e-n lighte-net h an d se much

e lig t of the as ny man I~ abl to reteive th

ttl is intelligible dam

r it i s more- 'Sw' an d sha rp to plerce, a nd in s withaL a d fu I of immcnar • and they .a

and

n draw any store of t fall as le!!p fro m t ha o us Vision; wh icl1 thing unto.

spe aels an dy, nUl thi lius a d 5.att.1 r

m, I wou kI W'@ cou Id, 1'11: to the- V isio n, and be he Id the incorrputi Good; bu t t hen we sha I yof it,

tl1 e k., owl edge of it is. sas: 10 r ne ither tal"

r sl1 ining steadfastly u @neth .a II t ha Sou I; and I otiOr'l s, it d raweth it into the E-s.o;.ence of G

Clp~ and incomp it when w

in.g it from he od i m th Body. and eha

it

it is possi bl!! for the h in the- BodV of Ma

the od.

n, to be: dei !!d ntemp1 te t e b

Sol.

r in t ge ner 1 S ec eo J t at

ns Sou I of the I,U' jlffl re a II those uls hi in he

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world are tossed u

1'5 there more fon un ate estat , a nd so wh ic h are of creapin th.ngs a th ings; and these of t ings li'Vi livl ng u pc n t he tan d; an dAiry

t1 Y ma" Souls. t nat I t1 old

D@mon'5.

:14. And so they go Gods; for there are t:t1!! m ttl itt wa ode r, a th is is the pe rfeet ~Io

25. But t ne Sou I e nte i"g into t evil, shall n@ith@ r t.a Good.

26. 8 lit being draw bad th creep in,g t hings: And

into

z'1. And the wicked n ss of.a So knows not!, i"g (If t h tn i"gs t:t1!! rn, nor that wh i h ls go d asheth ag.a in ~ the od i Iv pas not knowing ttielf. - serveth ea rryi ng the Body as bu rd e n, is the rnisch iri ot the ul,

and

nes, tnis

D. 0 n the contra J'Y, he virtue th at k"ows is b oth go

r he

D. Tat. But wi'! I) ls su h a CI ne,

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:ilo' Tris- . He t h neit he r spea '5- nor ea rs o 'Son r ., at I1e.il th two spe h I!!!S, or haa ri 'Shadow

it '._~"_

111. ser God. a n the Fathe r. nd G heard.

J4. I(n but u Body.

35. The efore. b

them i bod-

is im

111. 'rrls for it 1'5 materia passib Ie th ings; n@o@dy W.iI nti 0 .always, a nd is; e makes,

in .a II th ings. t .at.a ["@ thcut them.

ge d iffers m c:11 fro u nt it, bu t Kn wk!dg

the gift of G ; for nd as an ins ru men

one

it

@o@ .ation; tio .aft~r

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• that is, a head, a

'" ing mater ;jJ

40. The Mind is the he
ead.
or un it@d to the brane
is. is immo rtal, an s in the
fu 110ft he Body; t those
ra ne, haye tt1 e 8 full of
Soul.
11\11 ng wig nd the refore con - eth of
ual.
or1d s the first a M an the second Ii
he Wo d, b t the flM h Ings that are m
re hat wt1 of the Soul all
n tv not go-od. but
gmo
44. F rid is not good, a is move able; nor e as it is
imm al,
45.8 ea ble, and a.,;. he . nal,
u. B t his rna n nsr, Th@
ul in the Sp iri:t, Th ~ Spirit b@i s, and lood. mann r bea eth it.

oin.g th rough the e livi ng crest Lire . .3

47. arte certa

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"'II. WI'1!! refore '5Ome ;jJ lso h.ilvf! 1:11

being de ce We din N re, not kn

retu m into the Soul. n d then the vein'S a nd a rterjes em ip::!d, and th thi~ is- the death ofth Body.

ught th ing that lood is

the Ii

4g, All t nin&s; d!! pe d ot 0 ne be in rung, depen d'S of that wh lc ls one a nd a I ne,

beg nning

50. And tne b~in beGin n in.g.: but that not moved.

be a

~l. for God rs. not ig orant of MOl , but k .and will be known b him. This 0 IV i~ he Ith ul t ma . the

know ledge of God: T I'S is the ret of 01 m s y t hi

the 'Soul is made- go d, and not g 0 r and me-

time s @vii, but ot naca sity Good.

'53. Tat. What mea net

54. Trism. Co nsider, hath as vet received grown. but is ve ry 'Sitse If bea utifu t as n Passio ns of the Body 'SOLI I of the World.

n as yet it t v~t If, sees w the

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56. 8 ut whe n the Body is g @ ngand i!!! I"!i forgatfu loess, and pa rta s no th e Good, and Fcrgetful"ess i ev il"e s.

56. The like also happeneth t them hat wt1 en the sou I ru ns back into itse If, e S th e blood, and the Sou I into t eo Sp ir· - 8 ut

pu ra, oil nd fre@ fro m t hsse c I nd b J g Divin

tak ing a fie tV body. ra ngeth lace.

90 U I to J~ dgme nt a nd to the h d~.tlIII"U£1I

~T. T.at, Why dost t hou "S se pa rat~d from the Sou I, a n

eve n now thou s;aidst d1 at ttl

of tt'u~ Mi"d, a nd the Body of

COMpl re in t nought IN Itt1 hi m t1 eari"g swifte rand st1 arper t

H. The d ls p05itiCi n of these fa rth IV Body; for It is im possi or rest itse If, na kedr an d of - m!! Ea rth tv Body dibk! to bea th at it might suffer so gre.at i rt Lie, he • we re, an d too k to Itself the passa Ie 80 cove ring or clotni ng_ And t e Sou I bein Divin~, useth the Spirit .a s hsr goverr.eth the livi ng th. ngs,

it .a rt

60. Wt1 en therefore ttl e Mind is se p rate d m!! Earthly Bodyr pres@ntty' puts n its cou Id net do, h alJing to dwell' an ra h Iv

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'I!!i:z:. Co.g tIOM • .a for- Body,

ng th ~ mort s a rp or swift s.wlft t ha n II the E e rnent

6J. or the M nd, IN ich is the Wo k rna n h 1"-' I ,,-,trumen in - Work ma Mh 1 and h of a u seth it 0 t e ma ki"g of a II h ings, tha aking rt tv things on • fur t @ Min hat W5. upon Eart ,'VOid or na d cf tir~, cann de th busln 5 of me ,nor

t nat w njch.s ttl se tn e affair;

an, .and yet n s Angelic al'ld he body, hav

e. and

Y is capable u 1 to f.a II into r i the Law cr m "-'0 great a contu

.sa. wh.a

i the Soul of rment?

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ata

wicke SoLiI ed, I

py w h, of

n d torme ted So I. and

great error.

e that the a Bea'St.: nis mann r.

gout very

torments it being seorg Bia sphern las

14. And sue and spea~n always do in

may obtain

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and thoss of Go s, M en with th 0'5e

77. But 1'1I!! e is a corn un on of sou

corn IT'! un i ith th 0'5e me ,a nd those

Bea'5:ts,

e, Gods of Me n; e be-s,t of al Land

tkings .a

o LIt all; a nd he bea ms of God a the World re Natures; and t e

nd upon Man by t e 011< by the clemen ,

he Gove nm nt of th ~ w ele, depe r.d ing up n

d p. King or co Ing down by the 0 e re Divine nd more effieacio noth i ng is more 0 n to God$.

of it.

84. Tat.

a~ Tris of that it

r Son, th t !! ery Soul ha the Good Min d; f r OW spea . an not ofth in lste r of whom e he was s nt rom t he J ud rnent.

tirnas t ha Mi nd flie u I neitl1e r seet h n

o d n

kett1 it an id Ie or lV I. but lea es s t1

the 8 ody. a n.d by it i pres ed down-

u I. 0 Son. hath no ind: whe-refo ne-it e r

called a Ma n,

a r!! to h.at re

hat i .a

th what th ings are her tt,i"Wi exactly-

h i~ the- greate ~ 'I,iIe: So grea t i-s. the

a II. e Ie-.ave-t:h 5S of nis

rnu it IN! bokJ to say Th.at at th e H eaven Iy God is an

ttl ese two a rs a II th n,gs .a nd a 11th i n.gs else 0 that

W Id

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40 ..... *:-.

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ox THAT GOD 5 NOT

YET MOST IFES

EST~

HIS Di~cou e. I w ill a lso rnake to t ee, a Tat maye~ not be ign orant of the m eKCelle God.

2. B do thou c ntem plate in thy Min how th many seems h idd n a nd un man ifes:t may be most tnee.

3. F it were n a II. if it were a ppare appa Itt is: gene ted or rna de: for It wa t nat htch is "ot a n fest rs, eve r-

5. An. he maketh a II ott1 er tf1 j.,gs, rna nif t be i n.g u m ntten

.a 5 b!! n.c ;jJ 1~f5r nd ma!r.: i ng other t nin rna n ife.5t

mad e rna n ife~.

e, Hi self i-s, not m de. yet in ta.,tasie he f mas ieth a a kath the m appear; r ap pear.i! of t h se th ing-s th a re generated Or rna e r for ap noth I g but gene tlo n.

7. EI u ha th:ill: is ne, ttl crt is not mad i!!! una parent and u rna n ife s:t.

IF-

pea r, he (I pea ret h in It and stsd to 0 in those

i. Thou, thereto e. 0 Fatner, a d to ttl Alan be rnerci I to th e. th ,great a d: .a n thn thee in t y unde

ray first ne, from t eu m aye k"ow and

ou Id shin OD@ ot h

10. for

all order i

nd to so

st if

h the w ole

pparent "to (] thaa byth@

a"d the n. order of the

s in Heav King and • great!!! r th n the Ea rt

sser stars to walk a a the whi le, 0 Son?

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I&. Ev.f!ry on like. or .an

11. Th is. Bea round du~ w ole W

18. Who hat set t the Earttfi" F

and to flVi Heaven and

of the Sea,

the sharpn

and the '5 dines

.about .all the e.

F

rs t at are in He ; wh is it that h d th grestnass of

d about fts 0 n se

r. who posse sed (I d

.U. 0 Son. sigh it were. at 0 e in

t kese; ttl at m .a bla moved r .iI nd

hidd~n appe rand e an I

behold th~s rth, and in th d@@ • c med in the omb: an of the Work an, a d ion ed tne b a IJtrr I a

Pyrn&Ir1der of HenT1e1 ~ ~1Us '\.._tf. 4l
~ ~.
e of Ma n; wtl 0 ci reernse
bored h is n O'51:ri Is ;jJ nd e.i3
ched out and ti e togettl e
? who hOI rdened a nd rna
lesh with $kin? who di .
an d made broad the s
s? who stretctl ed out the
a ra mis? who mada the l'
gyp and full of hol~~7
c:iou,,-,'? w tKJ set to outwa
id the fi !thy one-s,7
e how many arts in one r, an hew m nyWor in
u per.;.cri ptiCi n, a nd a II ex Iv utifula d all don In
u reo a nd yet a II differing, r? save CI nly god that IS SOW" will.

age is ut

n"",hl p ade witt1 ut

Impi tvl 0 G at

nd no ma n ~a'Y5 th at a

a r Of' a Pa I Mer, an d WG'5

erkm a" 1 0 Great Blind

ever. 0 Son Tat. ea nst u e prlve ttl e Wo kma n"-' hi of orkman: rather, it is th bes Na of aU e Na m of

G to call him t he Father of II, r so

rk to be th e Father.

sa a nyt i ng mo boldly. is wit" I t nin&5 a nd to m k@

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:'0. For there is nothing· th bath the tl'1 ings that a ra, nd

at is r

19.. And as IWtthout a ma be rnada, so it is that h making all t ni"Cs in Hsa "J i in ths wnok! World, .and in that ls not.

31. For the th ings d1 at are

things ttl at are "ot he tl hi in himself,

112. T hi~ ls God that is secret: ttl is I~ he that I~ 'See n by the Min d; th is is he t kat hath no body; .a nd t i5 is ha tI1 at h.at h .a t here is noth in.g of a ny b dy h ich is not h e.

n. for tl e alon e is a lit hi

M. And for this ea use h On e Father~ .a nd the refe Father of all,

115. Who therefore ca n b thee7

:i6. W11 ic h way sh all I 100 downw.a rd? outward? in rd

:.1. For a bout ttl ese the @Ise of dill th ings th.a t a re,

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u. ha Fa her that rna k
41. he
.4A. h@
48. matter, the le and sle i~ r; the Air
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;!I. And Op~rati

,IIi. One andwh .always

is p ese hat ha 5 si rn h m; e 1055 h

evil ess,

envious

7. An d on of t ese be ng in h s E on tv d.e Goo ?

ALONE IS

alone, or rather

r 5u bsta nee, void ld or e rnpty of

5ta bla .i! nd fi rm .a bunda ntly.

gtveth. a II ttl ing-s,; .S .i! Itogi!!!ther ;jJ nd

it, no ca n anyth ing be grieve im; to r sorrow i~

opposad by it; in love with it: ~n8 w~se r to be

hat rema i n'!i. but

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41

., d

ble a nd moveable a nd he Malter

is ordered or ket dane i n.a ic n I in

ls evil; to that wi'! ch is n ry Evil

hicn I~ he ca led Good, I t le.a~t

here wing d. rt

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od a lone is e Good. or

herefore.O

but the na lble: for a as bein8 0 and Iabou

sclepius, the is; neth Ins: in me of Good. he thi ng ltse If ls erial Body received .. (or c m every sid e e co mpassed a d oil nd grim. a nd desir@'5r

r among • for it i~ nendeth). ed with

d

(@ni11'1'M!"S th i c:i ally that 5 LI he nngleade

t of a II. As.cle p gs. is hers ba ieved to be th me mlschi ... the plea"Su of all evils, E r I~ he re th

ryone of st Gcodr 5 f the Belly. ab e ce of the

nd I give tha S unto GOd. hat, concem in
ad. put ttl is; OS-IJ rs nee In Mind. tl1 at I
Id be inthe rld_
ZOo s of EVitne~; bu
ful S5ofGood.o
for the emi nclas of .all a ppaarfng EI!!
ee more pu . and more inc:e re, and pe d
lse ttl e Es~e n OS- of it.
bold to say A-sc Ie pius, tha th
sssence, ls •• that wh lch ls air
rehended in his World.
or all ttl inc.'5- .at .a re 'SoU bj!! to the f?'o(@'. i3I
Shadows;b those th ing-; hat a re not su je
ve r. eos-pec:iail ttl e Essence the Fair and t e 0 (I- (I10F~~

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rtake t e Natu rs of

u a lone. in~e-par.a ble,

1"-' en mOiIJ red, r they are

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h ou §;h all un ersta nd the i ing,.a nd en Ilg te n lng, and

i~

!ill? kast or a k@th oil lso of ad th to th ~ sa me th ii'll.

tha w~ of uch as ln a nd wrap d upon aU

that means,

fair th i gs of M@n, ls ls t he a rdest thing

'50 ..... ::"

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w have n ed of the • and c n not r e wit heut

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D

TO HIS SON TA

Tat.

IN the g@ DMnky, th reveal ttws I R~e"eration I

1. ArId when I

bly eo at thee. at t h .B0ing adst disco rsed to m • 11 alii., of R ge"eration bec-a u arne g n Iv th i s, tho toldst me th u

n I w lei ertraf'lg mv-.;e from t e If .a dy. and ha e II i., d ate d t e e deceit of ne Wo d.

all the re st, I wou kist Impart world; where u u ndemand i"g

1. NOW. then Regeneration. net, 0 TriSI'YloDIIJI'C1r.11l

5. Tat. Who s doubtful.

o Fa her?

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9. Tat, F;nlu!:r

@lel'llE!: by me, n

touc had the mea'S: it,

n.

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u never Bodily

mit: of

an by t e Will of God

eo to s il~ nca or @'It!!r, nd forsake me; to r below. an not ning

turned : What

, That, a red. not f prenensib

when I th ught me it h the~e t oughts.

carried

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ann. h t whic r. and that
st, as Air; h
hard nor m
tv undi!!!rsto i pow~r and
to the Min it h alone ca n
is- In God.
una bh~ to oit
21. Her J rathe im unto t nee (or
study to kno ewill illi and rt: sha II
be den id leo) t
thvselff able br
ers or] ormenters j m If.Fatner?
ZI. He • Ye . but many. e.; rful CI ne §; •
:'0. Tat.
ncrance: a eco d. Sorrow: a
c upiscence a • InJu~lce;
• Deceit; a e- tnh. Envy; a
th: an eoleo it. TI1

'SOI'Jl@ inward

n. An

ea'5iity dep nd harein R.;gen atio n.

both the

manner

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sil n-r::e, and by tkat mE!!.i! n rh (] r

be an ting unto us.

The rete re, rejoice. ed by the powe 1"5 of G

to us and

The K.,owledge of J @"s, Sorrow shal I fly .a IN V

:18. I call unto Joy the po r Vi ue is most sweet; let u ta k wil in&Iv, for now at har ?

h.at

hat

Temp ranee • .a pow er I,U1 ou rsa es, 0 niJth 5 !! put .away I

)9. Now Co cu plseen ce, Th is, 0 So Ju ice.

-40. F or see how w itt1 out ta an

by th access f T to r T LIth is a .and ight.

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,

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rl

and

mirH~ PO we amin

by

r m nsists cal Cirr: Ie; and

Iv~ ou m be rs, t e Idea f one; b a II

d iv rs Con] ugat ns to of

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em §;~Iv 5, ye1: .3 re r e .a mple, Ra~ ness I~ i sepa rable

Iso ndetermj" . The ore, wit h

.a nd I'n)I"i@ If in t @

Mind.

. a Foat @rr heart at praise given hall he rdest fro the POwe rs,

V of Ora b~ to tha Otto a e Solutio of the Tabern e

Ttl

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oil n kscivi ; the nymn ot R.@,g@ n@ ine to ha e ~pok.e n of so plain tv.

H in

tnil§. is no ta ught, but" id in silenc .

~o.,. do t OU. ~anding In tne ope Air. ~nip,

No rt h W d, a bout the going d n of e Su n;

r wht:m ha 5u n Elri5.@tn. And n ilen ~r

5, trem bl~ tr for I will 'ii ng and pr io:;.e t ord of

n, nd the All and t ne One.

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i8. or I j I s;ing a fi~ the e h, and

ve ns, a nd com e an. into all se an d neu nsh

oget:h e glve hi Creator f a II Na

n.

14.

75.

the

J .a nd now, my me; prai'5e tf1

n.

@ Truth, the Go d pr tsett1

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'19..

80. PO

II.

s if'lgs ra lse LI II saer Ice In

thee; receive rds,

me ti'li!;

h .a reo in rna cry hesa thi 5, th!! pra i5@ the il~; th W in an cou nsel ls form th ~e unto

God. the ; 0 Spirit-

Ling t hi!; ong of ra lse and

the refo have I put and

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mean i my Intell igib Ie thy Hymn nd

ng of p isa my ind is e nligtne dr nd gl Iv w u ld l s nd m my U dersta n i"g, a Tnanbg- i g unto G

y Mind. 0 Father-

· He rm. Those t ings that I se em j nee nee, a n the refore say. ing Ge

pia • I inf se t. ttl authe of ese eason Ie

· 0 God. thou a the Father. th t these rsasc nable sa

ou art he t no reqy i !it

11'18"-' a

· Thou, 0 Sa n, nd ttl is ilCCf!

at he r of a I th i t'I.I!:o;; LIt pro pou nd it

C~ t god, he IN rd .

• F ad1 er, tho u

a"d i nstru ed

· Herm. I am gl • 0 Son. to s runs of G od th ing • and SYC h im

ilen 00. a d 1m pa unto no rna. So n.

ege"erati n, le!it e be reputed a I mni ave now Liffici@nt meditated, I i nd now t ou d 0'St nten~ct\J ally kn

bri

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T

you carr ed, 0 Men, d

ng Wine Ignora nee? wh it:

ca n not ea, why do yo vomit it up agaj

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IGHT MAN I

r not you

e the tlde a e your ful

GREATE NOWINGG

p .agai n with the do 0;.0 ma!'llV as

no I"i1 nLe s rrou ndath .i311 t h I, hut up in he BOdy, not s o Salvat~n.

d you by

now ledge, ere the clea r L

• here there ,_,. not one d ru n ke

e rt look up him, whose p

eard with a N:. no r seen w only in mi d and heart,

tea r to p ees, and break t he ~b 0 Ig !'110m nee; the f n of Corru pion; tf1 e da rk Co Ii!!! CarCi1SS tha 5epu k hre,

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ss of ich it

r to make good t no e t hi., t" at

n .a re by t @ 5!!n 5 s, judged ahd dster n@d; d the

are tru , it hid . and en lopeth in uch atter,

h t It pre ms un 0 thee, wit hatefu I leasu that

neit"-e rear w at thou 5"0 Idst baa r r ., or se wh at

m NINTHB OKrA U ASCL

II ttl at is eved, 0 lepius, is it ot ov d d by sornsth n&1

that in wh ich .i! th i nc. is mova nee

th i n,g that is ?

ovet:h r is; it ot stro n,ger th.a th t w h c

fi. As k!p. It is stro

letl a ttl ing io.; oved, m uo;t it n a Nat re contra ry t tl'lat (If tne t ing ttl at is move

I. ~ lep. It must n

Body, than wh d1 ere is, n

le!p. y~. co

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as f.IIOO it h rna ny great bod ies that em!?

ot t e orld a Bo v. a nd a Body that is;

ust it be, wherei" it is be- much bigge-rr rhst it d I~rt wh id'l is moved,

and t1 inde red I n the

se thi n.g. Trismegistu'i,

I@ pi us, But is nat the dy?

th pi e is; Lin ily; but that which ls

e th lng, r God h unse If. And by

do not mea nth wnich wa s ma de 0 r

o Ivi e, _ I~ a n ssse ce or SUbsta nee; but if Ess 00; b IJt he is tle-rwis.e i nteUigible-

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th which is i by S nss.

z:z:. erefore, G

any other th In u nd rsteed bV

zJ. But he . und rstood by

fore he i~

2§.. ow, @\I'@ whi h is mov~ whl movetn be

re t hose t ing'S that re owd7 fo thou ~ay

d by ttl sehe re t at

manner, ut .a riety hat a sta nd i g 0; lsta nee, is a '§:tayi r..g of

hereforE, Sphere w (on rarity stan

contra rily 0 om an er

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eit ne r ri se or go down. bil.lt ink it movsth (] r

n Wna motion 0 Afo'C Ie

ame,

"e motion t which is . if it stand

atter, an Ea rth Iv

res u on Ea h, as Ma n,

i"g: e Wat r is carried

38 Her 51 tion.

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t king. ha ppensth witt1 0. t the Wo.rt Spirit. r soma ot witt! I) t it.

te ria I living

to be done t cse h ngs; that .i3 re

by t hose tf1 ngs widl it. a Sou I. or nbod.lv th ing, to hos

0110. Fo an inanim be wh Ily in.a n ima •

y not moving

Bodi

42. H rm. By no wh i eh OVe'5, the

, 0 A~dep I~~. for ate ttl ing, is at that whkh b ar

in the Body, , tnat moves Body of that

45. A dep. The t needs e moved i

mu'St

4G. B .advi'ied. a nothln empty. 0 to exi's en ce or bei

41. Bu that wh lch i for th t whic h I~ empty

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thars net oE!! s, as an ~ !!mptyWin

re som t ings that CI r@ emp •

Barre I, a rnpty Hog~h ead, n

ss, .a nd m n su ch I ik!!?

y error. 0 A depl us; t nose t ni

ed, d ost t aeeou nt the m

ot pass th rough II , fill th~m? and t .at ttl e fou r? the refo fullofAir-

is reMon is shall we d?

iction, a Trio:;rn which the wh

tv, th OU 0 LIghtest and are ru II of

m. T e Mind .an itse I, free fro

hie. wholly com p en ece ivable, Invis;i e.

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im pa ible from a Bod it all th i gs • .i3 nd that SoiIv u r

f.io. As Ie p. Why, then,

61. H rm, That which being to sll, a i.,g dsst itYte

fi:z:. A d al11hil'lgs: are that a not; for the t be abl to be made; a natu

63. A~ Ie p. What dcst

a4. H rrn, God is not a a s pir' . but. the Ca use thaet nt is,

ss, Ttl refore, WE!' rnu wh i eh art! preper to hi

tan

fit. F r the great ness things that are. both intel r ible I

• capable of

st in •

I Light the

are. a , have no t eo nature to t hat a , ave not the

x ence of all ensible and

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70. TniSi i tho!!! Good, e

11. See, herefere, th Good, to so thou s h tl1 e Good 10 r $0 tho u

71

at a "I time call IJ.B ny el~e God b on Iy

71. In W rd it is ofte: not Linde an d what tl1e God~ so.

id bV all 'j.; but th e ,Good.

n. Th e fore a n the appellat 1 n of ~ d,

14. for t ere is one N of them h, from w

71.. For nothing notnlng.

7&. The- .,!! r titla .a n ma king.a I t hing-s: for i

rt. Tl1er in this I' children,

n. As Ii

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Llred wit h t e itle 0 r d, not ac r ing to

takes

II·m indad r to begst

ortu e and imp· chi ren; and t is d the puni h man, adJu

rany an is ent ls and

n ;}.._ F
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a Body th neit"e reof
n, wh lch is a accu he Sun
18., man hat I~
chi
pun
:eo. pius,
.as; a 0201 F~~~

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ENTH BOOK,

DroHE

~megl'S .. tus. an ca II 0 but I will not elay 0 . sithe"te rna y m " d iffe:re-ntr [0

rned the Trut

in this PClint; II

these th in,c5,

.Gen

ES

m d@ Ete rnity, ftern e Ge n ration.

orld, 0 rder .

h,

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God, is Mind and

11. 8~t ttle

11. And of

isGo

lity.

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(I rk f Eternity, is. t by Et rnrty.

every Virtue,

· Eternity, the re, put into

erla'Stingne s: 10 the Ge ne rat n

rnfty, even as rnity dot" of G

· For Gene atten a nd Time, in H

ou ble N atiIJ : in H .ave n t ney are rth ttl yare eh angea

· God is; in the indo t ha Mi nd

atter r all th i s b Eternity.

srsa BotlYr in whi !! Soul full Min, the Mind full

· Wit hout, e q Lli ke no; th is pe - n.n allll\lln Crea ures,

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d, for

and the Fair,

lity and

World,

And .iI bove in He.i!vl!!!n he i1 bi s i Id~ nti

w upon Eanh e chang Ge er

0113. 8 ut the ope wh ch none- may c

r Dj~n@,

44. Therefore, 0

tnt njngs above. anywi se

51: from the- Tr th,

For nothing e-st tho u t" in

46. For who aft r him can 1m erta lily: of C a ll8e or

t ki gs shou kI n@ ke?

41. For God is. n idle. for t en tni g5 are full of G

c

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50

ended in an

51 Fer ing an active

tl i self fo the ttl ings ttl m de are nder htrn,

pen. through and e:<acdy t h

n pI! rpatual, t an t an ie nt, V a Iw.a.ys 'Vigo ro s an

54 e rlasti

55 for all h In8~ are fl,l II

ixture ot Act or 0 ra on all Order, and the

unlike, cd, the r of the

lsc 1.1 pon the oon, he to re nJ of Nat\.! re, .a d w ic h cha ng

the E.a rth th mid Ie of the ~ ble Fo~ dation of t he Fa. r o .. Id, t he h Iv th j gs.

r, mcreove r, w g , and of mort I on

ei'S a lso: an d 'SOO he

mortal

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about j

of things

"50. Eliu mov~d about t left no tkat .a

r property

me thing~ nd to the tnings r!! be I OWr

es, thou

ul.and are m

~ tog@! ha r int

he r the m toget r.

Ona.

• and the

Siwiftn ass a m them a II;

r mora MOl k@rs

, of mutable i mmc rtal one • as he that

uld do to ma orb I.

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Pyrn&Ir1der 0

re t . ttu~ Matter of bein ne,

!!! d ~p si n.c of tha futu re?

he greater p.a rt?

t every Ivl ng EI dy hath It'5 consste of

h jet, i im me rta L and that

Sou I; and those ttl ings. tl1 elf,

H dra ing near her Maker and el ng t e ca use of life. ts, immorta th i "gs

from immortal?

ltv g Wigl'1ts, ttl at c

y tha doth these th I n e, it is most ma n ires-t-

a n the One God?

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or it is a rid icu ro one Su D. one MOOD. ho ma"v gods,

5-'5- t e

e therefore be i

"d whilt grs at t and I mmorta lity, thin -s?

for thou

nd it .s not 0 ne t1 at se her that speakett1 a nd a '5.1'1'M! llath, .a nd .a other u nd rsta nd ~th • a nd a other t all t ese ttl in.g~,

8~ ora~thou.~tho 'We not a livi ng wig we not {w hie h is not lawfu I t

88.
em may
or if the re be an
re la1Nfu I to say s
go. hareas, se@ ing h i'50 not
.all t il'lg-:. , 2010 ~~

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o be one. know not

.a thar that that doth

cs be Idle or

while. thou

be ~ beloved. s Life.

the F.ilir.

the Good.

God.

is; i-s not like nto him, for h

r ert her nath he ny other Fell

I ways in the

d ga n, if a II tning-5 e Il\IIi n.g wight n a d pe n ea rth, a nd that there be de by God. a d th at ls &d t e e or done byG

i" a lit nings ~ rta in Iv aU

union oftne

ruction of tho e hi gs that were wing of the Uno.,

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1M. But t he people §:ay. That ch body Is di~5iolvedJ and t he Life go not.

ity h

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UB. Ttl i!!! I rmg~ therefore of Go World; of the World, the Sun: of t

105. By th is; dtscc LlI"Se, mv dea hea rert. That t he World is. cha n t hereof becomes invisi ble, but tha

101!i. And these a re the Pa~~ iOM cee ultahon~. a nd Revolution Is; Re novation I

101. An d the World bei ng a II for witl1 out it, but it~etf cha ngedl in it

108. s!!~ in.g t ha n the Wo rkl is .a II mad e it! for wit hout form, he ca n

109. A" d if ne be (III formed. he if he have but one fo rrn, he shal world.

110. What do we then say that do ubts by ou r speech, for noth i n God ls y~t known,

111. He 1'1 at h ttl erefore one Ide a, beca use it is un bodily, is not '5U bj all forms by the Bod ie§:.

111:. And do not -wonder if ttl ere b

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.i3 re like the M.i3 ey seem to be hl t and @ven,

nts f tl1e 5p ach, wn ich - n a nd $W~ Iii n.g,. but they a

of the th ings I h ve sa d. must ave iii parti I r nde rsts nd then w at I 'S y.

are in Gad, not '5 Iyi g in a p C@, for PI.a d immorJe.able, a d til se th ing-s that are p

appear.a nee,

h im ttl at co nta ins a II tn ngs, a"d un de rstan d

reo [.a pac ious, t t whk IS mcorp

r swift. noth ing we rful, but it i'S

st '5W 1ft, a nd mort

of th is by thysel ,co er tha n thou ea n bid

wise pass over t h assi n.g fro m placs

n, and s ddenly it

p @, but 5 d d@ nly it w I @

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111. mm nd it to tv in Heaven, and it will n

win naith r sha l a ythin hinder it, not t e fi~ Aetn r," rh turni of the Spheres not tn

any hre LI8 h all, it wil fly up

.and

113. ak the- wt,ole, a

there be a nyth nc. with

114.

ns. the

IZJ.

and

tke

na n II nelgnt., lowe

the q alitttes of all rh

r, t D, an n st a once be ver

Moist, .a nd ron c iv@ lik he re, in the Sea, n the E

t:t1!! Womb, DU n.c,

aU t nese t ethe as

say, 1 • unde

Sea, I cann dimb p to @aVf!n, I n

te II what I s a II be Wha hast tho ea nse iI.I nde and n ne of these Fai lover of t ne ody a d Evil_

1].1. For it is

stra ight wa everywhere and e a,,-,'i. w en ttl tf1 ee wa ki Il8 t:t1 ou SP!!.a ke-

1l4. Forthe

yet begott in

aftar death, nd deed s, qua r ies, dGod.

o l.am, I ca ith god? for

th ings" and .a

d to hope, is the Good, and it will en of thee, lain r it: it will

ht by day, en

y@st God is i y~ ble; t be advisad fo r rha He?

131. 111 is. in be see n in al t nj"g

1].L There i incorpore.a I.

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that thou b all

irt\J to appea r, a I'll to

e th ings that are

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1~. Th doing or

5~@n in

14ID. Let t e se t hing-s; th U'S fa r fort t nee, 0 T j megist us.

Lint

an d in IiI«!: ma n nar, .a II 01: be eece ived.

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