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CONTENTS.

The pillar the symbol of the Divine Power, 119—The pillars Jachin and

Boaz, 120—The pillar before Indra Subba, 122—The cause of the first

worship of pillars, 123—The establishment of Brahmens in Hindosthan, 124–

The Hyperboreans and Celts, 126_Of the worship of the Male and Female

Powers of Nature, 130—The pre-eminence of the Celtic goddess Ket, 135–

The Copt Oak of Charnwood Forest a Celtic Tau, 136—The introduction of

pillar worship among the Phænicians, 139—Their use of pillars, 140-Use of

pillars by other nations, 141—The Maypole was a sacred pillar, 145—The

sanctity of the sceptre of kings, 146—Sacred stones still extant in England,

146_Tolmen stones and the new-birth, 148—The Egyptian Obelisk, 151-

The tops of hills the abodes of gods, 156—Pillars atop the barrow, 158–

Pompey's Pillar, 160—The origin of the capitals of pillars, 162—The Logan

or vibrating stone, 164-Symbolical pillars on sepulchral mounds, 169–Of the

power of departed spirits and the Hindù dherna, 173—the worship paid

them, 175—Opheltes the Nemean Jupiter, and temple of Abury, 177—The

temple of Shu-maha-deo-prà, 183—The ancient patriarchal altars were placed

in low situations, 185—The ancient altars of the heathen nations and sub-

sequently their temples, were situate at the foot of eminences, 187—The altars

or temples of the Celts or Druids were generally situate on eminences at the

foot of higher eminences, 188—The Persians and idolaters of later ages

worshipped and builded altars on the summits of hills, 189—Mussulman

imitations of the structures of Hindù idolaters, 191-Other imitations of the

What is understood to be a tower, 194—is of import somewhat different

from the pillar, 193--- Fire-towers were denominated Bulls breathing fire, 196–

Why caves should have been used for religious worship, 221—The Corycian

care was probably one first so used, 223—Other caves of ancient record, 225-

The cave of Makkedah, 227—Titans, the sons of Ouranus and Gaia, were

worshipped in caves, 228–Tydain and Prydain, alias Titan and Saturn, were

Celtic deities worshipped in caves, 230—The Grecian Jupiter was at first

worshipped in a cave, 235—The Nymphean cave of the Odyssey, 237–

Sacred caves of record, 241—Rites performed at the oracular cave of Tro-

phonius, 242—Similar rites in India, 245—Cave of the Black Ceres of Phigalia,

246—of Black Cali in Bengala, 248–of Black Annis near Leicester, 249—

The cave of the Cyclop Polyphemus, 250—of Cacus, 252—Caves in Derby-

shire, 253— Traditional cave near Humberston, 255—Similar caves seen by

Bishop Heber in Hindosthàn, 256-Celtic Cromlechs, 258—were sacred caves

of simple form, 239—Cromlech of Cacus, 262— The Maen Amber, 265—The

interior of the cave of Cacus, and rites there performed, 266—and in other

Celtic caves, 269— Appendages to these caves, 271–Cromlechs with more

than one cell, 272—The kist-vaen, maen-arch or ark of the Cromlech, 274—

The rites performed at and in the kist-vaen, 276_Of the ark of Ket, 279–

Of the tabernacle of Moloch and Chiun, 281-Arks of Osiris of different

forms, 281—The ark Cypselis, 284–Ark of Ericthonius, 284—The symbols

included within these arks, 285–Observations of Clement of Alexandria,

286—The celebrity of these arks, 288—Argus was once the Supreme God,

Argo the Female Power, 290—The ark of the Mosaic Law, 291-Saturn was
under various names the special object of worship in Egypt and northern
Africa, 295-— Troglodytes, 296_Temple of Ybsambul, 297—was probably
wrought by Sesostris, 299—is an improvement of the Cromlech, 301-The
Abusha Subba of Abyssinia, 303–Saint George and the Dragon, 305—Of the
form of Egyptian temples, 305—They were intended to represent cave-temples,

312—The Egyptian Labyrinth, 313 --Egyptian tombs, 317—The Labyrinth of

Crete, 321 – Of Porsena king of Etruria, 322—Etruscan tumuli, 324—What were

the uses of the several cells of the Celtic Cromlech, 326—No Cromlechs extant

in Hindosthàn so perfect as those in Britain, 327—The Indra Subba, 328__ The

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Christians gave a Christian import to heathen symbols, 568—The cross,

571-Symbolical representations of the Saviour, 574—The symbolical Lamb,

577—The symbolical Dove, 578—There cannot be an adequate symbol of the

Trinity, 579_Symbolical representations of the Evil Spirit, 584—Paintings

and sculptured ornaments, 587—How Romanists vindicate their idolatry, 589

– Figures of the Virgin Mary, 593—The origin of her worship, 594–Of St.

Laurence and Bishop Blaise, 597—Symbolical representations of the four

Evangelists, 599—Of St. Paul, 601–Of St. Andrew, 602—Of St. Peter hold-

ing two keys, 603—The symbolical import of the Keys, 604—No preeminence

given to the Apostle Peter, 606—or claimed by him, 608—The true im-

port of the Power of the Keys, 609—Its effects are most important, 611-

The Apostles never gave judicial absolution, 613—Sins venial and sins deadly,

614-Religious liberty not allowed by the Gospel, 617—By the Power of the

Keys rites and ceremonies were instituted and are established, 618—Ministers

ordained, 619—The same power still held by the Holy Catholic Church, 621–

Absolution is conditional only, 621–Of the power of Ecclesiastical Councils,

623—Of the Upper and Lower Houses of Convocation of the Anglican

Church, 625—The benefits arising from symbolical figures of the Apostles,

627—The idolatrous worship of the Romanists, 628—The true translation of

the second commandment, 631—The import of the symbolical keys assures

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