The Friends' Library; Comprising Journals, Doctrinal Treatises, and Other Writings of Members of the Religious Society of Friends Volume 2

The Friends' Library; Comprising Journals, Doctrinal Treatises, and Other Writings of Members of the Religious Society of Friends Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1838 edition. Excerpt: ... commands. Judge.--Thou sayest well. (To the court.) What have you against these men? W. D.--That is what we would have manifested, what law we have transgressed. Judge.--Produce what you have against them, and I shall proceed according to law. Clerk of the Peace.---Here are papers which Dewsbury and Storr had, which are against the lord Protector. W. D.--The papers they took from me, which they say are against the lord Protector, I was moved to write. I sent one to him privately with care, in the fourth month in last year, and the other hath with care been privately delivered to him; and privately I kept the copy of the papers, until I was apprehended by virtue of awarrant granted by Justice Pentlow. There was not any name in it, but it was for one whom he had in scorn called a Quaker: and with that warrant, the constable had me before him. He commanded the constable to see if I had any money; which was done, and my money taken from me, and after a little time he gave it to me again. Then they took those papers from me, which I had privately on me in a lettercase, which here they publish publicly as an evidence against me. Judge.--Read the paper. (When part of it was read.) Give over, that paper is not to be published. W. D.--It is not my mind they should be published. Judge.----How durst thou write to him in Von. II.--No. 7. such high language, as from the spirit of the Lord? W. D.--They in whom the spirit of the Lord is, write from the spirit, and he that hath not the spirit of Christ is none of his. Judge.--But I fear it is not from the spirit, for many pretend the spirit, and the divine light, and revelations; but how shall we know they are the truth according to the Scriptures? W. D.--The Scriptures cannot be known but by the pure...show more

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  • Paperback | 406 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 21mm | 721g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236896572
  • 9781236896575