Re: Some Judge Letters
Jun 26, 1996 11:43 PM
by alexis dolgorukii
At 08:19 PM 6/26/96 -0400, you wrote:
>A few weeks ago a friend showed me a page of a program on
>W.Q. Judge that was given earlier this year. He suggested,
>in good fun, that the two letters on the page would make
>interesting reading on theos-l. The letters follow.
They certainly do make interesting reading. alexis
>Paris, May 11, 1884
>I think it is time to start a section of the Society
>which adopts all the doctrine of the Masters and shall
>propagate it; all members of the Esoteric Section to
>subscribe to the doctrine. You and HPB to stay out of it.
If Olcott and HPB are "to stay out of it" all the more reason for everyone
else to do so. Where do you think WQJ got the idea he had the authority to
write such a letter? And, secondly, do you think WQJ DID actually write such
>New York, April 27, 1886
>I have demanded, privately, from Coues his resignation
>from the Board so as to give him a fair chance and shall
>then ask the board to consider it, so it may reach India
>unless they settle it.
>He is either a Jesuit, or a self-seeking ass.
>Coues writes and tells everybody that we must keep all
>secret; and seems to think that the whole work is astral
>body business, bells etc. etc. of that kind. His talk
>to the women he had that night in Higley's house was
>disgusting. Not a word of philosophy: all his power to
>see in the astral light, of which I discredit every
>word. But I said nothing then.
>As ever your brother,
>William Q. Judge
Eldon: Most people probably haven't got the slightest idea who Elliott Coues
was, why don't you elucidate?
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