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A Concise Biographical Sketch Of William Penn

Auhtor: Charles Evans

Language: english

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Review by Timothy B. Riley, July 2005


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Excerpts from the Book 'A Concise Biographical Sketch Of William Penn':

... before they judged him. He accordingly sent to Thomas Loe to come to his house where he had a meeting in the family. Though William was very young, he ...
... ambitious hopes and aims entertained by himself for his family, appears to have been little qualified to understand his son's character, or to rightly ...
... one should look after his interest there and having experienced the good effect, as he considered it, of placing his son within the dazzling circle ...
... under which William Penn was placed, received him gladly and his mother, who yearned over the son of her love, and greatly mourned the course pursued ...
... down his life within the walls of the Tower, if the sacrifice was called for, rather than violate his conscience. To occupy his time itably, and, ...
... in the heart, destroying the old man and his deeds, and bringing in the new and everlasting righteousness. So that which I wrote against, is such ...
... towards him for this generous act. In the year 1670, Friends in England underwent great persecution and suffering on account of their religious principles. ...
... heaven and earth will be judge between us in this matter. The hearing of this emphatic speech was so troublesome to the Recorder, that he cried, Be ...
... remonstrating against such barbarous and unjust proceedings, the Court ordered them both to be put into a filthy, stinking place, called the hole. ...
... deep and sure foundation, which God is laying as the hope of eternal life and glory for all to build upon, filled my soul with an holy testimony to them, ...
... Pennsylvania, gives in a note an account of these trials, drawn up by one of the Friends who settled in New Jersey, containing the following passages:. A ...
... to it, as savoring of vanity in him, it was determined to adhere to that name. By the Charter, William Penn was made sole and absolute proprietary of ...
... in that which no waters can quench, no time forget, nor distance wear away, but remains forever.. Being now feudal sovereign of so extensive a territory, ...
... and although there was a great number of us, the good hand of Providence was seen in a particular manner, in that provisions were found for us by ...
... and removed by resort to the peaceable and just means provided for in its stipulations. Thus the benign and peaceable principles of the gospel, ...
... this letter William Penn replied, taking up each accusation separately, and showing their untruth and their absurdity. He did not hesitate to acknowledge ...
... and the innocence of Penn of the offences imputed to him.]. In 1688 James II., finding himself deserted by the nobility, the gentry, and the army, ...
... his retirement he employed his pen diligently, producing several works of much value. The refusal of Friends in Pennsylvania to contribute money ...
... and embarrassed him, that he had been unable to carry out his strong desire to cross the Atlantic, and spend the remainder of life amid the Friends ...
... to you:Charles Dye : RegenerationGot me in at the start but ruined it with the same old standard ending. If nobody can read, how did they ...