Ceremony for the degree of Sublime Prince of Masonry, 87°
Dit Amerikaanse rituaal dateert uit de tweede helft van de negentiende eeuw.
When the Neophyte is introduced he is questioned anew upon the allegorical
fables of antiquity; including the Lybic chain; the palm of the Valley of Oddy;
the Mystic Cross of the Izeds; the Sublime Rose of Kab; the heraldic crown of
the Hierophants, Symbolic allusions in the threefold divisions of the ancient
temples of Egypt, Greece, Rome or Italy, the Western churches, and our own
Sign: place right hand on left forearm, raise the hand and then let it fall
on the thigh.
Touch: place left hand on each others right shoulder and give the Secret
Password: as before.
Secret Word: Menes (first King of Egypt)
Battery: *** *** ***.
Jewel and Symbol: a circle in which is a square and compasses, besides it an
oval with central point.