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- n. Plural form of pentangle.
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Rebus was noticing that some of the hieroglyphs were actually pentangles, like the pendant Peter Grief had worn.
At the centre of the circle he constructed a perfect square, measuring the distances with great care from the angles of the square to the furthest points of the pentangles.
If circles and pentangles and the Tetragrammaton had been tried and had in fact raised, or seemed to raise, a spirit, that might have been-if a man's nerves could stand it-extremely interesting; but the real Desirable would have evaded one, the real Desire would have been left saying, "What is this to me?"