The Position and Possibilities of the Masonic Order from The Meaning of Masonry by Walter Leslie Wilmshurst.

“Carried to its fullest, that achievement would involve the revival, in a form adapted to modern conditions, of the ancient Wisdom-teaching and the practice of, those Mysteries which became proscribed fifteen centuries ago, but of which modern Masonry is the, direct and representative descendant, as will appear later in these pages.” [via]