initiatory Lesson in-doors with a Companion—when one "drops," the other to "drop."
These were but initiatory to the great drama now commencing.
That is the object of the organization, declared in the very words of the initiatory obligation.
It provided for a temporary Government, as initiatory to the formation of State Governments.
Fashions change so imperceptibly that it is difficult for the historian to assign their initiatory date.
The ritual and initiatory ceremonies and obligations were never printed.
Which thing indeed the evil spirits have taught to be done out of mimicry in the Mysteries and initiatory rites of Mithra.
Of their initiatory books they must have a pretty copious supply.
As to the initiatory act of presentation, that might be secular, and to be dealt with by a secular law.
There was also another reason for the repetition of the initiatory rites then.