In the years of the primal course,
In the dawn of terrestrial birth,
Man mastered the mammoth and horse,
and Man was the Lord of the Earth

He made him an hollow skin
From the heart of an holy tree,
He compassed the earth therein,
And Man was the Lord of the Sea

He controlled the vigour of steam,
He harnessed the lightning for hire;
He drove the celestial team,
And man was the Lord of the Fire

Deep-mouthed from their thrones deep-seated,
The choirs of the aeons declare
The last of the demons defeated,
For Man is the Lord of the Air

Arise, O Man, in thy strength
The kingdom is thine to inherit,
'Til the high Gods witness at length
that Man is the Lord of his Spirit

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The Pentagram song meanings
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    General CommentDepeche Mode - To have and to Hold
    samwaltonon September 12, 2007   Link
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    My InterpretationI guess this is pretty obvious, it depicts the evolution of man and his mastery of the elements. He made household out of earth, sailed the seas, discovered fire and flew around the world. However, only the last element separates human race from a metaphysical godlike condition - spirit. Which means we need to learn how to love. And that is probably never.
    Aelumagon April 27, 2011   Link
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    General CommentI will become master of the universe...
    Scissors333on October 04, 2011   Link
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    General CommentI will become master of the universe.. hell yeah
    mann101891on August 06, 2014   Link

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