The First publishers of truth: being early records (now first printed) of the introduction of Quakerism into the counties of England and Wales (Google eBook)

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Norman Penney
Headley, 1907 - Society of Friends - 410 pages
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Page 353 - ... parties and animosities against each other (which, when they shall hereafter unite in a freedom of conversation, will be composed or better understood), we do declare a liberty to tender consciences, and that no man shall be disquieted or called in question for differences of opinion in...
Page 365 - ... how exceedingly my bones trembled, until I freely gave up unto the Lord's will. And this was the end and tendency of my testimony, to call you to repentance by this signal and singular step, which I, as to my own will and inclination, was as unwilling to be found in, as the worst and the wickedest of you can be averse from receiving or laying it to heart.
Page 367 - Yes, sir, replied I, I do consider that ; but I consider also, that the Jews among whom he lived, did not own him for a prophet, nor believe that he had such a command from God. And...
Page 364 - And he did so, walking naked and barefoot. And the LORD said, Like as my servant Isaiah hath walked naked and barefoot three years for a sign and a wonder...
Page 350 - His favour and goodwill to us, that there is a free and uninterrupted passage of the Gospel running through the midst of us, and liberty for all to hold forth and profess with sobriety their light and knowledge therein, according as the Lord in His rich grace and wisdom hath dispensed to every man, and with the same freedom to...
Page 240 - One thing extraordinary was, this day a man, a Quaker, came naked through the Hall, only very civilly tied about the loins to avoid scandal, and with a chafing-dish of fire and brimstone burning' upon his head, did pass through the Hall, crying,
Page 347 - ... all wandering persons and common labourers being persons able in body using loitering and refusing to work for such reasonable wages as is taxed or commonly given in such parts where such persons do or shall happen to dwell...
Page 348 - Sedan, either in the City of London or elsewhere (except it be to or from some place for the service of God, or upon other extraordinary occasion...
Page 294 - His Testimony was Peirceing and very powerfull, so as the Earth Shoke before him, The Mountains did melt at the power of the Lord, which exceedingly, in a Wonderfull manner, broke forth in these Dayes in our holy Assemblies, to the Renting of many hearts, & bringing Divers to Witness the same state, Measureably, as the Prophet or servant of the Lord did in Antient times, whose Lipps Quivered & Belly shook, that he might rest in the day of trouble. Oh ! It was a Glorious Day . . . Many faces did gather...
Page 235 - Convincement of Ambrose Galloway,* and Elizabeth, his Wife, and Stephen Eager, who were then members of the Said Meeting, and he was the means of Extinquishing of that meeting. Soone after that came (that Memorable Man) Georg Fox, and with him in Company Alexander Parker, to the house of the aforesaid Bryan Wilkason's, where they met with Thomas Lawcock, who being moved to Goe into the Steeplehouse at Horsham, was for the same comitted to Horsham...

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