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Anacalypsis: An Attempt to Draw Aside the Veil of the Saitic or an Inquiry into the Origin of Languages, Nations and Religions.  - Godfrey Higgins
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Bio: Godfrey Higgins, was an archaeologist, Freemason and Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries, humanist, social reformer, and author of various now-esoteric and rare books. He was remembered by his parish as a political radical, reforming county magistrate and idiosyncratic historian of religions.

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