Even from the brave river they reach to the edge of the wilderness. Crowley developed interests in chess , poetry, and mountain climbing , and in climbed Beachy Head before visiting the Alps and joining the Scottish Mountaineering Club. Every number is infinite; there is no difference. Wesseley, and Jules Jacot-Guillarmod. Whilst there, Crowley wrote a series of poems on the work of an acquaintance, the sculptor Auguste Rodin. This book, and the philosophy that it espoused, became the cornerstone of Crowley's religion, Thelema. Following a mountaintop sex magic ritual, Crowley also performed an invocation to the demon Choronzon involving blood sacrifice , considering the results to be a watershed in his magical career. On the ship he had a brief affair with a married woman named Mary Alice Rogers; saying he had fallen in love with her, he wrote a series of poems about the romance, published as Alice: Habershon's evangelical Christian boarding school in Hastings , and then to Ebor preparatory school in Cambridge , run by the Reverend Henry d'Arcy Champney, whom Crowley considered a sadist. The group's headquarters and temple were situated at Victoria Street in central London, and their rites borrowed much from those of the Golden Dawn, but with an added Thelemic basis. On the way he spent much time on spiritual and magical work, reciting the "Bornless Ritual", an invocation to his Holy Guardian Angel , on a daily basis. Crowley described this as a turning point in his life,  and he always maintained an admiration of his father, describing him as "my hero and my friend". Her alcoholism worsened, and as a result she was institutionalised in September Aleister Crowley fulfilled these conditions and Aleister is the Gaelic form of Alexander. Alexander was too long and Sandy suggested tow hair and freckles. The manifestation of Nuit.