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The History of the People Called Quakers, Vol. 1 of 2 (Classic Reprint)
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Page 266 - Moreover if thy brother shall trespass against thee, go and tell him his fault between thee and him alone: if he shall hear thee, thou hast gained thy brother. But if he will not hear thee, then take with thee one or two more, that in the mouth of two or three witnesses every word may be established. And if he shall neglect to hear them, tell it unto the church: but if he neglect to hear the church, let him be unto thee as an heathen man and a publican.
Page 8 - These people were called Seekers by some, and the family of Love by others; because, as they came to the knowledge of one another, they sometimes met together, not formally to pray or preach, at appointed times or places, in their own wills, as in times past they were accustomed to do; but waited together in silence, and as anything rose in any one of their minds that they thought savoured of a divine spring, so they sometimes, spoke.
Page 92 - There is a spirit which I feel, that delights to do no evil, nor to revenge any wrong, but delights to endure all things, in hope to enjoy its own in the end: its hope is to outlive all wrath and contention, and to weary out all exaltation and cruelty, or whatever is of a nature contrary to itself.
Page 89 - London : and there likewise be set on the pillory, with his head in the pillory, for the space of two hours, between the hours of eleven and one, on Saturday next, in each...
Page 92 - Its crown is meekness; its life is everlasting love unfeigned, and takes its kingdom with entreaty, and not with contention, and keeps it by lowliness of mind.
Page 274 - If a man say, I love God, and hateth his brother, he is a liar : for he that loveth not his brother whom he hath seen, how can he love God Whom he hath not seen ? And this commandment have we from Him, that he who loveth God love his brother also.
Page 297 - A few hours before He departed, he said, " I have sought the way of the Lord from a child, and lived innocently as among men ; and if any inquire concerning my latter end, let them know, that I die in the faith in which 1 lived and suffered for.
Page 329 - Penn. No thanks to the court, that commanded me into the bale-dock. And you of the jury take notice, that I have not been heard, neither can you legally depart the court, before I have been fully heard; having at least ten or twelve material points to offer, in order to invalidate their indictment.
Page 267 - Its business is to provide for the subsistence of the poor, and for the education of their offspring ; to judge of the sincerity and fitness of persons appearing to be convinced of the religious principles of the society, and desiring to be admitted into membership ; to excite due attention to the discharge of religious and moral duty; and to deal with disorderly members.