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  • I'm not talking about the sectarian obsession — the Golden Section, or the five-branched cross, engraved on the temple walls, the rationalized occultism, the spiritualist puritanism (and, at its most extreme, the apocalyptic fantasies compelling believers to stock freezers with loads of provisions in expectation of the Last Day); this is not so exceptional, and in any case the Mormon Church maintains she has put much of this behind.

    In the Footsteps of Tocqueville (Part Three)

  • Ustal offered a broad smile and a second bow, with a gesture toward the hall, before leading the way into the dark and high-ceilinged room, lit both by wall sconces, and a series of five-branched wrought-iron candelabra set at intervals along a table that stretched nearly ten yards.

    Darksong Rising

  • Konsstin paces back and forth in front of the wide desk table piled with scrolls, lit with a five-branched candelabra.

    The Spellsong War

  • Ehara sits up, and his sudden motion causes the flames from the five-branched candelabra on his writing table to flicker.

    The Spellsong War

  • It came nearer - a five-branched candlestick carried by a stocky, very erect man of forty or so with a flat, pale face.

    The Shadow of the Torturer

  • A five-branched lamp hung from the ceiling in front of this fireplace.

    The Life of the Blessed Virgin Mary

  • There was a five-branched candlestick with tall white candles in the center of the shining mahogany table and William Watters acted as butler.

    The Gay Cockade

  • Two five-branched candlesticks were lighted; and the manner of their lighting was as follows.

    Pagan and Christian Creeds: Their Origin and Meaning

  • Just then the dining-room door opened and Eva saw her father, disheveled and preoccupied, stride out and take the five-branched candlestick from the hall table.

    The Master Mystery

  • In its hand the Automaton carried a five-branched candlestick, for what purpose none seemed to know.

    The Master Mystery


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