The History of the Society of Friends in America, Volume 1

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Page 42 - And now I say unto. you, Refrain from these men, and let them alone : for if this counsel or this work be of men, it will come to nought: 39 But if it be of God, ye cannot overthrow it; lest haply ye be found even to fight against God.
Page 74 - For ye may all prophesy one by one, that all may learn, and all may be comforted.
Page 273 - Our soul is escaped as a bird out of the snare of the fowlers : the snare is broken, and we are escaped. Our help is in the name of the LORD, who made heaven and earth.
Page 393 - The concessions and agreements of the proprietors, freeholders and inhabitants of the province of West New Jersey in America.
Page 177 - The judgment of this court is, and the court doth award, that you be led back to the place from whence you came, and from thence to be drawn upon an hurdle to the place of execution...
Page 77 - these professors of it ' could have been willing that any should speak good of the name of Christ ; if not, it is no Covenant of God's approving ; nor are these kirks you mention in so much the spouse of Christ.
Page 218 - Submit yourselves to every ordinance of man for the Lord's sake : whether it be to the king, as supreme ; or unto governors, as unto them that are sent by him for the punishment of evildoers, and for the praise of them that do well.
Page 91 - In many and various ways God spoke of old to our fathers by the prophets; but in these last days he has spoken to us by a Son, whom he appointed the heir of all things, through whom also he created the world.
Page 21 - our love for the truth should be grown so cold, that we should tolerate errors. — I die no libertine." — "Better tolerate hypocrites and tares than thorns and briers," affirmed Cotton. " Polypiety," echoed Ward, " is the greatest impiety in the world. To say that men ought to have liberty of conscience is impious ignorance.
Page 223 - You must return unto the Place from whence you came, and from thence to the Place of Execution, and there you must be hanged until you be dead, dead, dead, upon the i$th Day of June, being the Fifth-day of the Week. Wenlock. The Will of the Lord be done...

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