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Aleister Crowley, Poet and Rosicrucian. cX-':ir 7 07-:V;;;7 i;:''7 ii-i: SpeHei coneaeBoTjraWwToaa: Tma. LONDON. April . Borne, month ago the publication was begun In this city of perhaps the most extraordinary maga-slne ever 1 produced. It It called The Equinox, the Review of : Sdentlflo Ulu-mlnlam. and Is a thick quarto, with a Cover design of occult symbola The price is 6a. and, so, far si quantity of reading matter Is concerned, the reader gets a generous return for his Invest ment, unusually large though the price is, compared with the oost of most other; magasmea! ' I As for quality, opinions differ. There are some persons who would not be willing to Invest sixpence In the magazine. while others declare that if the fis. were 50s. the money would be well invested. The latter are .the persons who believe wi ciaims made by the magaalne. - These, in brief, are tha.t in it are to be found " occult secrets which have never before been made public, formulae for ceremonial iin Kimoax au ute directions necessary i M A A for the evocation of . " elemental spirits 4c. ' The editor- of the magaslne is Aleister Crowley, who, to the ordinary reader, is best known as a poet The Equinox was in the courts a few days ago, when Mr. MacGreaor Mathers, the well-known writer on mastic and witcncrait, applied tor an Injunction restraining Mr. Crowley from publishing the ritual of an order which calls Itself I the Rosicruclans. Mr. Mao- Gregor Mathers, who is the chief of the order, failed to obtain the injunction, so. presumably, - Mr. Crowley, who Is also a Rosicrucian. will proceed - to print the ritual. 1 Here la a specimen title of aa Equinox article: ,. .. AHA! The Bevenfeld Mystery e( the Ineftable Lore; the Coming' ot the Lord la the Air ae Kin and Judge of this corrupted World; wheraln endor the form of a . dlmours. between Marsyas an aapt and Olympas his pupil the whole Secret of the Way of Initiation Is laid span from the be-glnnlnc of the End; for toe Instruction ot the Little Children of the tight. Written In trembling and humility tor the Brethren of the A. A. by their rery dutiful servant, an Aspirant te their Bubyme Order. Aleister Crowley. 1 The English Rosicrucian Society ' was founded In 1888.