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" We confess ourselves to be so far from recanting, or declining to vindicate the assembling of ourselves, to preach, pray, or worship the eternal, holy, just God, that we declare to all the world, that we do believe it to be our indispensable duty to meet... "
Lives of the Illustrious: (the Biographical Magazine). - Page 180
1855
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The Friends' Library: Comprising Journals, Doctrinal Treatises ..., Volume 5

William Evans, Thomas Evans - Quakers - 1841
...Penn, instead of taking advantage of its weakness, boldly declared ; "we confess ourselves to be so far from recanting, or declining to vindicate the assembling...be able to divert us from reverencing and adoring the God who made us." To this Richard Brown replied, you are not here for worshipping God, but for...
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A History of the Society of Friends: Compiled from Its Standard ..., Volume 1

William R. Wagstaff - Society of Friends - 1845 - 400 pages
...tongue ; I did not go about to ensnare you." " We confess ourselves," said William Penn, " to be so far from recanting or declining to vindicate the assembling...from reverencing and adoring our God who made us." The sheriff, Richard Brown, said, " You are not here for worshipping God, but for breaking the law....
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Life of William Penn: The Celebrated Quaker and Founder of Pennsylvania

Joseph Barker - Pioneers - 1847 - 320 pages
...silence upon pain of imprisonment. — Silence in the court. Penn. We confess ourselves to be so far from recanting, or declining to vindicate the assembling...from reverencing and adoring our God who made us. Brown. You are not here for worshipping God, but for breaking the law : you do yourselves a great deal...
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The Christian Pioneer, Volume 1; Volume 9

Baptists - 1744
...— Sir, hold your tongue ; I did not go about to ensnare you. Penn. — We confess ourselves so far from recanting, or declining to vindicate the assembling...from reverencing and adoring our God who made us. Alderman Brown. — You are not here for worshipping God, but for breaking the law : you do yourselves...
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Memoirs of the public and private life of William Penn

Thomas Clarkson, William Edward Forster - Pennsylvania - 1849 - 370 pages
...the place and time mentioned. Their object in being there was to worship God. " We are so far," says he, " from recanting, or declining to vindicate the...from reverencing and adoring our God, who made us." These words were scarcely pronounced, when Brown, one of the sheriffs, exclaimed, that he was not there...
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William Penn: an Historical Biography: With an Extra Chapter on "The ...

William Hepworth Dixon - 1851 - 457 pages
...be commanded. — The crier having made the usual call, Penn proceeded : We confess ourselves so far from recanting or declining to vindicate the assembling of ourselves to preach, to pray or worship God, that we declare to all the world, we believe it to be our indispensable duty...
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The Life of William Penn: With Selections from His Correspondence and Auto ...

Samuel Mcpherson Janney - 1852 - 560 pages
...Penn. — We confess ourselves to be so far from recanting, or declining to vindicate the assemblage of ourselves to preach, pray, or worship the Eternal,...from reverencing and adoring our God, who made us. Brown. — You are not here for worshipping God, but for breaking the law ; you do yourselves a great...
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The Life of William Penn: With Selections from His Correspondence and Auto ...

Samuel Mcpherson Janney - 1852 - 560 pages
...Penn. — We confess ourselves to be so far from recanting, or declining to vindicate the assemblage of ourselves to preach, pray, or worship the Eternal,...we do believe it to be our indispensable duty, to moot incessantly upon so good an account; nor shall all the powers upon earth be able to divert us...
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The interviews of great men: their influence on civilization, by the author ...

Joseph Johnson - 1862
...vindicate the assembling ourselves to preach, to pray, or toworship theeternal, holy, and just God, we declare to all the world that we do believe it...from reverencing and adoring our God, who made us." He was then told that he was there not for worshipping God, but for breaking the law. The recorder,...
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Records of Noble Lives

William Henry Davenport Adams - Biography - 1867 - 349 pages
...court, Penn desired that silence might be commanded, and then proceeded : " We confess ourselves so far from recanting or declining to vindicate the assembling of ourselves to preach, to pray, or worship God, that we declare to all the world we believe it to be our indispensable duty...
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