Biographical notices of members of the Society of friends

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Page 91 - 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 iv - This then is the message which we have heard of him, and declare unto you, That God is light, and in him is no darkness at all. If we say that we have fellowship with him, and walk in darkness, we lie, and do not the truth...
Page 91 - ... and cruelty, or whatever is of a nature contrary to itself. It sees to the end of all temptations. As it bears no evil in itself, so it conceives none in thoughts to any other.
Page 75 - 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 place wearing a paper containing an inscription of his crimes ; and that at the Old Exchange his tongue be bored through with a hot iron and that he be there also stigmatized in the forehead with the letter B...
Page v - As every man hath received the gift, even so minister the same one to another, as good stewards of the manifold grace of God. " If any man speak, let him speak as the oracles of God...
Page 64 - He dwells," as an eloquent writer has remarked, " with almost untimely descant," on the name of Him who had called him out of darkness into his marvellous light.
Page 92 - I found it alone, being forsaken. I have fellowship therein with them who lived in dens and desolate places in the earth ; who through death obtained this resurrection, and eternal holy life.
Page 47 - Once more to the general court assembled in Boston, speaks Mary Dyar, even as before. My life is not accepted, neither availeth me, in comparison of the lives and liberty of the truth and servants of the living God, for which in the bowels of love and meekness I sought you : yet, nevertheless, with wicked hands have you put two of them to death, which makes me to feel, that the mercies of the wicked is cruelty, I rather choose to die than to live, as from you, as guilty of their innocent blood...
Page 49 - I come to keep Bloodguiltiness from you, desiring you to repeal the unrighteous and unjust Law of Banishment upon pain of Death, made against the Innocent Servants of the Lord; therefore my Blood will be required at your hands, who wilfully do it: But for those...
Page 33 - 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...

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