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There is an entire book by Waite, The Hidden Church of the Holy Graal, which relates in one way or another to the Ace of Cups. It is primarily a study of the Eucharist, with a view to a mystical interpretation thereof.
Oh god More reading to do! I will take a look - thank you for the reference
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Oh god More reading to do! I will take a look - thank you for the reference
You may not thank me when you start reading it. The style of writing is Waite at his worst (or most typical). I think this was an unconscious thing which crept up on him from reading too many dusty, ancient tomes in the Library of the British Museum. His earlier work, such as Azoth or the Star in the East is almost readable.
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You may not thank me when you start reading it. The style of writing is Waite at his worst (or most typical). I think this was an unconscious thing which crept up on him from reading too many dusty, ancient tomes in the Library of the British Museum. His earlier work, such as Azoth or the Star in the East is almost readable.
I took a look at the Index and it certainly looks interesting. I love the Grail story anyway and the section on THE HALLOWS OF THE GRAAL MYSTERY REDISCOVERED IN THE TALISMANS OF THE TAROT http://www.sacred-texts.com/sro/hchg/hchg83.htm

Looks like a worthy read.

I think I'll give Azoth a miss
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I took a look at the Index and it certainly looks interesting. I love the Grail story anyway and the section on THE HALLOWS OF THE GRAAL MYSTERY REDISCOVERED IN THE TALISMANS OF THE TAROT http://www.sacred-texts.com/sro/hchg/hchg83.htm

Looks like a worthy read.

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It's a masterful book, but not very user friendly.
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