“Certain we are, that no book has appeared since the commencement of our labours, which was more necessary to be read, and weighted attentively, by every person of any property, whether hereditary or commercial; every person holding any rank in society; and every person who has within him a spark of zeal, either for the honour of God or the welfare of mankind.” (Edmund Burke, regarding Abbe Augustin Barruel's work Memoirs Illustrating the History of Jacobinism. A four volume work detailing the history, methods and means of the secret combination started by Adam Weishaupt, known as the Order of the Illuminati. Application of Barruel’s Memoirs of Jacobinism to the Secret Societies of Ireland and Great Britain, London: E. Booker)

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