LDS Second Token of the Aaronic Priesthood: “‘We and each of us do covenant and promise that we will not reveal the secrets of this, the Second Token of the Aaronic Priesthood, with its accompanying name, sign, grip or penalty. Should we do so, we agree to have our breasts cut open and our hearts and vitals torn from our bodies and given to the birds of the air and the beasts of the field.’ … The Sign is made by placing the left arm on the square at the level of the shoulder, placing the right hand across the chest with the thumb extended and then drawing it rapidly from left to right and dropping it to the side.”
Temple Mormonism – Its Evolution, Ritual and Meaning (New York, NY: A. J. Montgomery, 1931), 18.
Masonic Second or Fellow Craft Degree: “[I am bound] under no less penalty than to have my left breast torn open and my heart and vitals taken from thence and thrown over my left shoulder and carried into the valley of Jehosaphat, there to become a prey to the wild beasts of the field, and vulture of the air … The sign is given by drawing your right hand flat, with the palm of it next to your breast, across your breast from the left to the right side with some quickness, and dropping it down by your side.”
William Morgan, Illustrations of Freemasonry, Masonic oath (Batavia, William Morgan, 1826); 48-49.