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  • Title: Four Mystery Plays: The Portal of Initiation: Interlude
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    • he begins to doubt his love for a woman. She had endowed him with
    • his art had produced in her the most beautiful love of sacrifice.
    • gratitude into passionate love. This caused him to neglect, more
    • that she had lost the heart of the man she loved. When he heard
    • him would never turn to passionate love. This conviction drove
  • Title: Four Mystery Plays: The Portal of Initiation: Beings and Persons Represented
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    • reveals itself as that of the Spirit of Love.
    • reveals itself as the Soul of Love.
  • Title: Four Mystery Plays: The Portal of Initiation: Scene 1
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    • I willed to give thee, when thou cam'st in love.
    • Nay more, I even lack the power to love
    • So loved and emphasized by men of deeds,
    • There love will cause the seed to germinate
    • When early death took her loved husband home.
    • In faithful love with mine in days long past.
    • When I did rend in twain the bond of love,
  • Title: Four Mystery Plays: The Portal of Initiation: Scene 3
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    • There dawned the love for her who fostered it.
    • And from that hour did grow her love for me.
    • When I in love attempt to work on them
    • Anger and love thy soul did learn to know
    • So now doth turn what once was love for thee,
    • For whom, my son, thy whole love burns and glows.
    • Born tho' it be of love or bitter hate
    • Love's grace doth warm the centuries of time
  • Title: Four Mystery Plays: The Portal of Initiation: Scene 5
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    • Thus speaks the power of love, which bindeth worlds
    • Love's warmth will wake the spirit in his soul;
    • And love itself will crystallize his soul
    • Love too will give him strength to feel himself
    • The living way of spirit and of love.
    • In me did love hold sway, the love that dwells
    • The spirit-path, will breathe the warmth of love.
  • Title: Four Mystery Plays: The Portal of Initiation: Scene 6
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    • In mine own self from this love-service done?
    • He saw how men did one another love,
    • For love and hatred none the less bring forth
    • Who pondered on the love of humankind,
    • The cycle of the earth in love and hate.
    • He saw how men did one another love,
    • But, though the world is ruled by love and hate,
    • Love,’ said the one; the other answered,
  • Title: Four Mystery Plays: The Portal of Initiation: Scene 7
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    • Love's joy shall come forth.
    • The love-streams will I guide
    • These gods I love, as ye love them yourselves.
    • A heart doth love God's messenger on earth.
    • Sending a ray of highest, tenderest love
    • The grace of love spreads warmth from soul to soul
    • Man's works of love and grace to cosmic aims.
  • Title: Four Mystery Plays: The Portal of Initiation: Scene 10
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    • So now feel me as love-power of all worlds.
    • To all the worlds. Thus, serving Love's behests
    • And give me strength from out the springs of love.
    • And feel Love's spirits in mine inmost soul:
    • My love uplifted I can feel my Self:
    • Love shall through me reveal himself to man.
    • Mankind doth live in Love.
  • Title: Four Mystery Plays: The Portal of Initiation: Scene 11
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    • The light of love I could impart to her:
    • But not the warmth of love, so long as thou
    • I must admit a noble gift of love
    • Not rob the light of love of its results.
    • Which would not unify their love with light.
    • So long as in my heart the warmth of love
    • From love's light ever held itself apart.
    • Therein the warmth of love shall sacrifice
    • Itself unto love's wonder-working light.
  • Title: Four Mystery Plays: The Soul's Probation: Editorial Summary of the Scenes
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    • Johannes and his painting. Maria resolves not to hinder his freedom by her love.
    • The 14th century. The meadows by the Castle of the Mystic Knights. Country folk. The Jew. Thomas confesses to the Monk his love for Keane's daughter.
  • Title: Four Mystery Plays: The Soul's Probation: Editorial Summary of the Scenes
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    • Johannes and his painting. Maria resolves not to hinder his freedom by her love.
    • The 14th century. The meadows by the Castle of the Mystic Knights. Country folk. The Jew. Thomas confesses to the Monk his love for Keane's daughter.
  • Title: Four Mystery Plays: The Soul's Probation: Scene 1
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    • And also as the storms of life and love.
  • Title: Four Mystery Plays: The Soul's Probation: Scene 2
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    • Thy love is noble, and Johannes stands
    • Close-knit to thee. But love must not forget
    • What love and duty may require of me.
    • Love hath been changed into its opposite.
    • And still unchanging must my love abide.
    • In this thy love. For once thou knowst the force
    • What potent cause impels me in my love?
    • With Love's submissive will;
  • Title: Four Mystery Plays: The Soul's Probation: Scene 3
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    • At thy soul's fire my love of work is warmed;
    • Through thy love's fire have h been purified;
    • I love the life that quickens in thy soul,
    • Love only can beget artistic power
    • Love serves to knit together separate souls
    • Press on through earthly love
    • Which ripen cosmic love.
    • That earthly love bears trace
    • Of cosmic love itself.
  • Title: Four Mystery Plays: The Soul's Probation: Scene 5
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    • For him I weave the rays of living love
    • Which says ‘I love her,’ says it night and day.
    • Out of the fountain of my love alone
    • Maria, I do love thee; — beating heart
    • Such lust — befouled distortion of that love
    • I loved to have thy body close to mine.
  • Title: Four Mystery Plays: The Soul's Probation: Scene 6
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    • To see my well-loved pupil thus employed
    • I told thee, reverend father, that I loved
    • To meet my father, whom I loved, although
    • Myself from him, whom I so fain would love,
    • Shall ever be to thee a gift of love.
  • Title: Four Mystery Plays: The Soul's Probation: Scene 7
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    • Whom we have tended with unselfish love.
    • They seem to hate what we are taught to love
  • Title: Four Mystery Plays: The Soul's Probation: Scene 8
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    • And his subordinates hold him in love.
    • Ere we could think that she returned his love.
    • Thomas she loves, and she would marry him.
    • If my child's love, in its entirety,
    • What my concern is with this tale of love.
    • Since we do love her as our very own.
    • My service to the cause of human love
    • Arising from the opposite of love.
    • When I would turn to him in faith and love.
    • I do but see the seed of future love.
  • Title: Four Mystery Plays: The Soul's Probation: Scene 9
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    • Which Spirit-light, outpoured from founts of love,
    • And now thou art upborne by human love
    • And then, beloved brother, thou didst come,
    • They are incarnate love and kindness both;
    • My creed will separate me from their love.
    • Thy heart would draw thee to his side in love,
    • Yet canst not hear the messages of love
    • And tell me love is never overcome,
  • Title: Four Mystery Plays: The Soul's Probation: Scene 12
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    • I dreamed of soul-love, pure and free from stain,
  • Title: Four Mystery Plays: The Soul's Probation: Scene 13
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    • Love's power will harden too:
    • That his soul's love of light
    • Here in this temple, compassed by our love:
    • In human nature there are springs of love
    • And through the love which holds it bound to thee
  • Title: Four Mystery Plays: Guardian of the Threshold: Scene 1
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    • Bears on its face the mark of truest love.
    • In narrow factory rooms unlovely things.
    • To whom I might reveal myself in love?’
    • Reveal themselves in love to human souls.
  • Title: Four Mystery Plays: Guardian of the Threshold: Scene 2
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    • That in thine inmost soul thou loved'st best.
    • Then I shall have to love great Ahriman
    • Which wisdom in love
    • To powers of love
    • The voice of Love within the darksome realm.
  • Title: Four Mystery Plays: Guardian of the Threshold: Scene 3
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    • And bring remembrance of the loveliness
    • In lofty pictures loveliness sublime:
    • By their all-powerful love.
    • He would at present only give his love
    • Johannes will no more Maria love,
    • As he hath loved her in the days gone by.
    • Yet none the less he'll love, with all the strength
    • If thou succeed'st in capturing that love
    • Reveals itself in love unto my soul,
    • And from henceforward thou shalt have the love
    • Feel all the warmth of love which was to grow
    • Love only to the service of the self;
    • So now thou would'st deceive him, through that love
    • Thou fain wouldst conquer Wisdom now by Love,
    • As once 'gainst Love thou didst by Wisdom fight.
    • To keep far off, for ever, all sell-love
    • ‘Man's human nature shall through love find out
    • The fruits of Love can only come to man
  • Title: Four Mystery Plays: Guardian of the Threshold: Scene 4
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    • The loved and dear companion of my life
  • Title: Four Mystery Plays: Guardian of the Threshold: Scene 5
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    • Loved her indeed from out our inmost soul,
    • That love through which she hath in joy and grief
    • And he through strength of this false love was forced
    • The sacrifice of love in her strong heart;
    • Will send out rays of blessing from Love's power.
    • Turn to me as of old in love, say on
    • I'll think of thee with love: so that they then
  • Title: Four Mystery Plays: Guardian of the Threshold: Scene 6
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    • Who flees from me will love me all the same.
    • Children of Earth have loved me from the first
    • These souls he turned to gaze with grateful love
  • Title: Four Mystery Plays: Guardian of the Threshold: Scene 7
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    • Are in the spirit-realms inclined to love,
    • And to such love can cling as they press through,
    • It would so serve this love that knowledge bright
    • Unto the love revealed of the gods
    • Because He lived love's life so perfectly.
    • Which had not lost its pride and love of fame.
    • And vanquished all his pride and love of fame.
    • It fills me with warm love when I behold
    • After the victories which love of fame
    • Unto a soul I love as I love him.
    • A love so strong as that which now I feel;
    • Then would I prove the strength with which I love;
    • To whom thou dost bow down in ardent love,
    • Perceive to whom thy strongest love is given.
    • And learn to know how this strong love of thine
    • 'Tis right to love her, for her soul did stand
    • Which showed me how 'tis her that I must love.
    • The soul thou lovest best; it shalt thou see
    • When earthly love doth guard them safe
  • Title: Four Mystery Plays: Guardian of the Threshold: Scene 8
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    • The strongest love which was concealed in thee.
  • Title: Four Mystery Plays: Guardian of the Threshold: Scene 9
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    • To heal this human woe by deeds of love.
    • Hath filled with sunshine and with love for men.
    • Since he in love hath underta'en the task
    • 'Tis love of self — although they may pretend
  • Title: Four Mystery Plays: Guardian of the Threshold: Scene 10
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    • Which you would fain have opened wide in love.
    • Whence love through wisdom shall stream forth to men
    • Love does not weigh by judgment's rote or rule
    • Yet love speaks often with such gentle words,
    • Towards true love, in progress of the Earth,
    • In its own self and loves to feel alive.
    • ‘The goal of love for earthly souls — 'tis this
    • Of wisdom warming rays of spirit-love.
    • The love-streams will I guide
  • Title: Four Mystery Plays: The Soul's Awakening: Editorial Summary of the Scenes
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    • Johannes is a prey to delusion and loves to wander in his own dreamland. He is warned by Maria and Benedictus. Capesius, in a moment of clairvoyance gets a glimpse of Johannes' inner mood, and is so alarmed that he decides that there can be no blending of spiritual gifts with earthly things, and he withdraws from Hilary's group and goes to the old mystic Felix. Maria urges Johannes to discriminate between truth and self-delusion which can be done by the study of elemental sprites.The dance of gnomes and sylphs.The Youth of Johannes appears. It is in despair because it is separated from Johannes. Lucifer tries to console it with promises of human wisdom and love of beauty. Theodora offers divine wisdom.
    • Drop scene. Egyptian woman (otherwise Johannes Thomasius) is in love with a man who is a neophyte or candidate for mysticism and about to retire from the world. This mystic is known to us otherwise as Maria.
    • About 2000 B.C. The hierophant (Capesius) has refused to use his thought power to suggest to the candidate what his vision should be. The candidate has a free vision looking far into the future. A breath of love and freedom is wafted into the closely sealed precincts. The truth shall make thee free. But with this rebellion against the old order, there is a consequence. Lucifer and Ahriman hitherto chained within the temple break their chains and begin to work their will. The ancient temple has been invaded, but the Ego begins to wake. The reader will not over-look, in all this cosmic development, the individual development of the different characters which are difficult to understand from the other plays with-out this glimpse into their previous incarnation. The author has presented it in this order, as it corresponds to the reader's own experience.
  • Title: Four Mystery Plays: The Soul's Awakening: Editorial Summary of the Scenes
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    • Johannes is a prey to delusion and loves to wander in his own dreamland. He is warned by Maria and Benedictus. Capesius, in a moment of clairvoyance gets a glimpse of Johannes' inner mood, and is so alarmed that he decides that there can be no blending of spiritual gifts with earthly things, and he withdraws from Hilary's group and goes to the old mystic Felix. Maria urges Johannes to discriminate between truth and self-delusion which can be done by the study of elemental sprites.The dance of gnomes and sylphs.The Youth of Johannes appears. It is in despair because it is separated from Johannes. Lucifer tries to console it with promises of human wisdom and love of beauty. Theodora offers divine wisdom.
    • Drop scene. Egyptian woman (otherwise Johannes Thomasius) is in love with a man who is a neophyte or candidate for mysticism and about to retire from the world. This mystic is known to us otherwise as Maria.
    • About 2000 B.C. The hierophant (Capesius) has refused to use his thought power to suggest to the candidate what his vision should be. The candidate has a free vision looking far into the future. A breath of love and freedom is wafted into the closely sealed precincts. The truth shall make thee free. But with this rebellion against the old order, there is a consequence. Lucifer and Ahriman hitherto chained within the temple break their chains and begin to work their will. The ancient temple has been invaded, but the Ego begins to wake. The reader will not over-look, in all this cosmic development, the individual development of the different characters which are difficult to understand from the other plays with-out this glimpse into their previous incarnation. The author has presented it in this order, as it corresponds to the reader's own experience.
  • Title: Four Mystery Plays: The Soul's Awakening: Persons, Figures, and Events
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    • of Love in the world to which the spirit-personality belongs.
  • Title: Four Mystery Plays: The Soul's Awakening: Scene 2
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    • Did not Maria through her love awake
    • Where is Maria whom Johannes loved
    • And where Johannes, whom Maria loved,
    • Is born, that work of love must come to naught
    • Where love divorced from beauty reigns alone.
    • In gloomy shadow-realms. To thee in love
    • From realms ablaze with light, aglow with love.
  • Title: Four Mystery Plays: The Soul's Awakening: Scene 3
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    • Felicia, thou knowest how I love
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    • Which Hilary's own father ever loved,
    • The power of love, that drives thee forth to him,
  • Title: Four Mystery Plays: The Soul's Awakening: Scene 6
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    • The spirit whom through love souls ever choose
    • In softening glow the love that permeates
    • The force of noble brother-love to us
    • My Philia, who dost weave love from star
    • How love's word works with the creative word
    • My love for that dear guiding-soul flames out,
    • This love appears to me; sound out from me,
    • Thou word of love, unto this other soul.
    • What flames are those this word of love doth wake?
    • Where love, divorced from beauty, reigns alone.
  • Title: Four Mystery Plays: The Soul's Awakening: Scene 10
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    • The force of love within thee is myself;
    • If thou in love wilt cultivate the powers
    • Through love, which in the whole beholds the self.
  • Title: Four Mystery Plays: The Soul's Awakening: Scene 12
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    • claw and he has a cloven hoof. This is to show the audience that his
    • identity as the Devil is being discovered. Fox has a cloven
  • Title: Four Mystery Plays: The Soul's Awakening: Scene 15
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    • A lovely view from some tall mountain-crest
    • Their wisdom mystics offered him, — but love
    • Was naught but love. Love seeks for many forms
    • Because in him love was a natural law,
    • To which in love he did devote himself —
    • As people part from beings whom they love
    • The work on earth through which his love had poured.
    • claw, and he has a cloven hoof.)



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