A Brief Narrative of the Life of Gilbert Latey: Comprising Some Account of the First Settlement of Friends' Meetings in London

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William Phillips, 1821 - Quakers - 94 pages
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Page 61 - And Paul said, I would to God, that not only thou, but also all that hear me this day, were both almost, and altogether such as I am, except these bonds.
Page 77 - Protestant Subjects dissenting from the Church of England from the Penalties of certain Laws...
Page 86 - ... signally preserved and delivered thee from many great and imminent dangers, and graciously turned the calamity of war into the desired mercy of peace ; we heartily wish that we and all others concerned may be truly sensible and humbly thankful to Almighty God for the same, that the peace may be a lasting and perpetual blessing. And now, O king, the God of peace having returned thee in safety, it is...
Page 39 - It is expedient for you that I go away : for if I go not away, the Comforter will not come ; but if I depart, I will send Him unto you.
Page 78 - AB do sincerely promise and solemnly declare before God and the world, that I will be true and faithful to King William and Queen Mary; and I do solemnly profess and declare, that I do from my heart abhor, detest, and renounce, as impious and heretical, that damnable doctrine and position.
Page 77 - An act for removing and preventing all questions and disputes concerning the assembling and sitting of this present parliament; and shall make and subscribe the declaration mentioned in a statute made in the thirtieth year of the reign of King Charles the Second, intituled, An act to prevent papists from sitting in either house of parliament...
Page 86 - Seeing the most high God, who ruleth in the kingdoms of men, and appointeth over them whomsoever he will, hath by his overruling power and providence, placed thee in dominion and dignity over these realms, and by his divine favour has signally preserved and delivered...
Page 78 - And whereas there are certain other persons, dissenters from the church of England, who scruple the taking of any oath; be it enacted by the authority aforesaid. That every such person shall make and subscribe the aforesaid declaration, and also this declaration of fidelity following, viz.
Page 61 - They have no more pleased us than the King;" whereupon some of the nobles said, "May it please your Majesty, your Majesty says some among these people have not done well; must they be charged with that? It may be possible that some of your Majesty's own servants may not have done well, shall we therefore be blamed for that ? "
Page 76 - Friends. George Whitehead and William Penn having spoken what they had to say, the King was pleased to ask Gilbert, whether he had not something to say ; upon which he in a great deal of humility spake in the manner following; ' The mercy, favour, and kindness, which the King hath extended to us as a people in the time of our exercise and sore distress, we humbly acknowledge ; and I truly desire that God may show him mercy and favour in the time of his trouble and sore distress?

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