III, and IV are in the September, October, and November
During the three Chokmah days of my control of the paper I
devoted every energy to proclaiming the Law of Thelma in its
pages both directly and indirectly.
first important step in this direction, the thin end of the
wedge, was an article "The Revival of Magick" which ran
serially, ending in November. The last paragraph, a mere
coxcombical flourish, though written with the quite serious idea
of indicating to some person of adequate intelligence, the
direction in which to seek for a Master, provided an element in
an incident of the utmost complexity. I propose to recount this
in great detail, because it gives an idea of the extraordinary
strength and subtlety of the proof that I am in communication
with some intelligence possessing knowledge and power altogether
superior to anything that we can reasonably ascribe to any human
paragraph runs as follows: Herein is wisdom; let him that hath
understanding count the number of The Beast; for it is the
number of a man; and his number is six hundred and three score
— The Confessions of Aleister Crowley.
New York, NY. Hill and Wang, 1969. Pages 827-828.