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he found it pleasant to realize that the serene purpose of Shangri-La could embrace an infinitude of odd and apparently trivial employments, for he had always had a taste for such things himself. In fact, when he regarded his past, he saw it strewn with images of tasks too vagrant or too taxing ever to have been accomplished; but now they were all possible, even in a mood of idleness.

James Hilton, Lost Horizon: A Novel [Amazon, Bookshop, Publisher]

Hermetic quote Hilton Lost Horizon tasks too vagrant taxing ever to have been accomplished now all possible

Egyptian Magic in Egyptian Magic by Florence Farr.

“Rituals or Ceremonies now simply regarded as a waste of time by those who have to assist at their celebration, had a potent effect when the symbolism of each action was fully recognised, and when the imagination was extended and ultra-sensitive, and the Will concentrated firmly and repeatedly, on the object to be accomplished.” [via]