QUAKER AND COURTIER THE LIFE AND WORK OF WILLIAM PENN

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Seite 80 - Son William, if you and your friends keep to your plain way of preaching, and keep to your plain way of living, you will make an end of the priests to the end of the world.
Seite 64 - 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 a heathen man and a Publican.
Seite 92 - This is owing to you, for you put it into my head by the question you put to me at Chalfont, which before I had not thought of.
Seite 76 - Till now I never understood the reason of the policy and prudence of the Spaniards in suffering the Inquisition among them; and certainly it will never be well with us till something like unto the Spanish Inquisition be in England.
Seite 82 - Shall the multiplied oppressions, which thou continuest to heap upon innocent English people for their peaceable religious meetings, pass unregarded by the eternal God ? Dost thou think to escape his fierce wrath and dreadful vengeance for thy ungodly and illegal persecution of his poor children ? I tell thee, No. Better were it for thee thou hadst never been born. Poor mushroom, wilt thou war against the Lord, and lift up thyself in battle against the Almighty ? Canst thou frustrate his holy purposes,...
Seite 251 - As a further testimony of my love to my dear wife, I of my own mind give unto her out of the rents of America, vizt., Pennsylvania, &c., three hundred pounds a year for her natural life, and for her care and charge over my children, in their education of which she knows my mind, as also that I desire they may settle at least in good part in America, where I leave them so good an interest to be for their inheritance from generation to generation, which the Lord preserve and prosper. Amen.
Seite 194 - ... I am certainly much out of pocket by the bargain.' " ' All very well, friend James,' said the Quaker ; ' but of this assure thyself, that if thou dost not give me this moment an order on thy chamberlain for two hundred pounds to Coltness to carry him down to his native country, and a hundred a-year to subsist on till matters are adjusted, I will make it as many thousands out of thy way with the King.
Seite vi - And the young city, round whose virgin zone The rivers like two mighty arms were thrown, Marked by the smoke of evening fires alone, Lay in the distance, lovely even then With its fair women and its stately men...
Seite 84 - I vow, Mr. Penn, I am sorry for you. You are an ingenious gentleman, all the world must allow you, and do allow you that, and you have a plentiful estate. Why should you render yourself unhappy by associating with such a simple people?
Seite 156 - It is only known that they solemnly pledged themselves, according to their country's manner, to live in love with William Penn and his children as long as the sun and the moon should endure.

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