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Even those dreadful periods of “dryness” and of despair seem but the necessary lying fallow of the Earth. All those “false paths” of Magic and Meditation and of Reason were not false paths, but steps upon the true Path; even as a tree must shoot downwards its roots into the Earth in order that it may flower, and bring forth fruit in its season.

Aleister Crowley, John St. John, Prologue

Crowley John St John Liber DCCCLX 860 even dreadful periods dryness despair seem necessary fallow earth paths magic meditation reason not false steps true