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Rosicrucian

noun
1.
A member of any of various organizations that subsequently derived from the 17th-century society.
2.
A member of a secret 17th-century society of philosophers and scholars versed in mystical and metaphysical and alchemical lore.






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"Rosicrucian" Quotes from Famous Books



... a black-bearded man with blue spectacles announced solemnly that he was Professor Handley direct from English and German universities, empowered by the Rosicrucian order to distribute a remarkable panacea at the nominal sum of sixpence a ...
— The Wind Bloweth • Brian Oswald Donn-Byrne

... men and hierophant. I thought often of "A.E.'s" pictures as I looked at the pictures of Watts in the Tate Gallery in London, and I have thought more often of them since I have come to know haloed Rosicrucian drawings and strange symbols in such books as our own Wissahickon mystics, Kelpius and his brethren, brought with them to "The Woman in the Wilderness" from Germany late in the seventeenth century. How notable the impression of Mr. Russell's paintings ...
— Irish Plays and Playwrights • Cornelius Weygandt



Words linked to "Rosicrucian" :   member, fellow member



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