The Friends' Library: Comprising Journals, Doctrinal Treatises , and Other Writings of Members of the Religious Society of Friends, Volume 11

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William Evans
Joseph Rakestraw, 1847 - Quakers
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Mary Fortune was not who the wikipedia says she was. She was an author,yes. She was on thesuthor Mary Stuart of This Tough Magic. An intriguing woman her family and the one she married into have only told lues publicly. I am an American and her niece through her brother my maternal grandfather.

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Page 162 - envying, and strife in your hearts, glory not, and lie not against the Truth : this wisdom descendeth not from above, but is earthly, sensual, and devilish : for where envying and strife is, there is confusion and every evil work. But the wisdom that is from above, is first pure, and then peaceable, gentle, and easy to be
Page 460 - I should pass through for his sake, who trod the same path of suffering. He declared that the disciple is not above his Master, nor the servant above his Lord : if it was his lot to suffer, what can we poor unworthy mortals expect?
Page 201 - Who hath woe? who hath sorrow? who hath contentions? who hath babbling? who hath wounds without cause? who hath redness of eyes? They that tarry long at the wine, that go to seek mixt wine. Look not thou upon the wine when it is red,
Page 298 - travailed day and night, for months and years, and sometimes in the bitterness of my soul cried out, hath God forsaken me? is there no pardon or mercy for me? hath God forgotten to be gracious ? hath he in anger shut up his tender mercies? Psal.
Page 318 - And a mighty angel took up a stone, like a great millstone, and cast it into the sea, saying, Thus with violence shall that great city Babylon be thrown down, and shall be found no more at all: Rev. xviii. 21. The
Page 292 - brotherly kindness; and to brotherly kindness charity: for if these things be in you, and abound, they make you that ye shall neither be barren nor unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.
Page 410 - in singleness of heart as unto Christ; not with eye-service, as men-pleasers, but as the servants of Christ ; doing the will of God from the heart : with good-will doing service, as to the Lord, and not to men ; knowing
Page 315 - backward, and justice standeth afar off"; for truth is fallen in the street, and equity cannot enter. Yea truth faileth, and he that departeth from evil, maketh himself a prey, and the Lord saw it, and it displeased him that there was no judgment. The
Page 296 - and if the Lord delight in us, then he will bring us into this land, and give it us : only rebel not ye against the Lord, neither fear ye the people of the land ; their defence is departed from them, and the Lord is with us, fear them not.
Page 304 - And there was much murmuring among the people concerning him, to wit, Jesus, for some said, he is a good man ; others said, nay, but he deceiveth the people. And so suitable to the present debate amongst them, that the whole multitude were overcome thereby, and became exceeding calm and attentive, and departed peaceably, and with seeming satisfaction.

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