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The select works of William Penn : in five volumes

Print Book, English, 1782
The third edition View all formats and editions
Printed and sold by James Phillips in George-Yard, Lombard-Street, London, 1782
Early works
5 volumes ; 22 cm (8vo)
I. The author's life. Truth exalted. The sandy foundation shaken. Innocency with her open face. A letter of love to the young
convinced of that blessed everlasting way of truth and righteousess. The people's ancient and just liberties asserted, in the trial of William Penn and William Mead. The Christian Quaker. A discourse of the general rule of faith and practice, and judge of controversy
II. No cross, no crown. A treatise of oaths
III. The great case of liberty of conscience. A seasonable caveat against popery. The proposed comprehension, soberly, and not unreasonably considered. A letter to the Council and Senate of Embden. Wisdom justified of her children, from the ignorance and calumny of H. Hallywell, is his book, called An account of familism. England's present interest considered. A letter to the Princess [Elizabeth of the Rhine] and Countess [Anna Maria de Hornes] at Hertford in Germany. A summons; or, Call to Christendom. Tender counsel and advice. Travels in Holland and Germany
IV. An address to Protestants of all persuasions. Saul smitten to the ground: being a ... narrative of the dying remorse of a late enemy to the ... Quakers ... Matthew Hide. An epistle to the children of light in this generation. England's great interest in the choice of this new Parliament. One project for the good of England: that is, our civil union is our civil safety. A brief examination and state of liberty spiritual. A.general descrption of Pennsilvania. A persuasive to moderation. Good advice to the Church of Englanf, Roman Catholick, and Prtestant Dissenter, ... Just measures. The new Athenians no noble Bereans
V. A key, opening the way to every capacity, how to distinguish the religion of the people called Quakers. A reply to a pretended answer, by a nameless author, to W. Penn's Key. Some reflections in solitude, in reflections and maxims relating to the conduct of human life. Primitive Christianity revived, in the faith and practice of the people called Quakers. A testimony to the truth of God. A defence of a paper, intituled Gospel Truths. The advice of William Penn to his children, relating to their civil and religious conduct
Probably edited by John Fothergill. Cf. Dictionar of national biography; also Smith's Descriptive catalogue of Friend's books