"Now ye shall know that the chosen priest & apostle of infinite space is the prince-priest the Beast; and in his woman called the Scarlet Woman is all power given. They shall gather my children into their fold: they shall bring the glory of the stars into the hearts of men.
"For he is ever a sun, and she a moon. But to him is the winged secret flame
, and to her the stooping starlight.
"But ye are not so chosen.
"Burn upon their brows, o splendrous serpent
"O azure-lidded woman
, bend upon them!"
"I am the Snake that giveth Knowledge & Delight and bright glory
"Stooping starlight" is a beautiful phrase.
"And they that read the book and debated thereon passed into the desolate land of Barren Words. And they that sealed up the book into their blood were the chosen of Adonai, and the Thought of Adonai was a Word and a Deed; and they abode in the Land that the far-off travellers call Naught."
- LXV 5:59