Godfrey Higgins Quote
“Anacalypsis: An Attempt to Draw Aside the Veil of the Saitic or an Inquiry into the Origin of Languages, Nations and Religions.”
Full title of the work. - Anacalypsis (published 1833)
In the Beauty of the Lilies (1996)
“Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything.”
Earliest attribution found in: The Pleasures of Life, Part II (1889) by Sir John Lubbock
Baudelaire, His Prose and Poetry (1919 edition)
“All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players: they have their exits and their entrances; and one man in his time plays many parts, his acts being seven ages.”
As You Like It (1599–1600), Act II, scene vii.
Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsGodfrey Higgins
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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