Leaves ‘Seven’ and ‘Eight’:
‘…What is sown ingloriously is raised in glory…’
‘…What is sown in corruption is raised incorrupt…’
But no, as it turned out, many were the tongues and many the hands employed in the endeavour though the Mind alone appeared to be one…
The illustrated operations were clearly linked to that first image and to the directions and descriptions of the ‘second’ leaf.
For ‘glory’ read gold, the incorruptible metal…
The symbols were those familiar to any magician as the elements, Water, Air, Fire and Earth.
What deeper meanings did they contain?
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