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IN THREE VOLUMES.
THE FOURTH EDITION.
PRINTED AND SOLD BY WILLIAM PHILLIPS, GEORGE YARD,
OF THE FIRST VOLUME.
Truth Exalted: in a short but sure Testimony against
all those Religions, Faiths, and Worships, that have
been formed and followed in the Darkness of Apos-
tacy; for that glorious Light which is now risen, and
shines forth, in the Life and Doctrine of the despised
Quakers, as the alone good old way of Life and
Salvation; presented to Princes, Priests and People
that they may repent, believe and obey.
The Sandy Foundation Shaken: or, those so generally
believed and applauded Doctrines, of One God sub-
sisting in three distinct and separate Persons; the
Impossibility of God's pardoning_Sinners, without a
plenary Satisfaction; and of the Justification of im-
pure Persons, by an imputative Righteousness, refuted
from the Authority of Scripture Testimonies, and
Innocency with her Open Face, presented by way of
Apology for the Book entitled, The Sandy Foundation
Shaken, to all serious and inquiring Persons, parti-
cularly the Inhabitants of the City of London
An Epistle containing a Salutation to all faithful Friends,
a Reproof to the Unfaithful, and a Visitation to the
Inquiring, in a Solemn Farewell to them all in the
The People's ancient and just Liberties asserted in the
Trial of William Penn and William Mead, at the
Sessions held at the Old Bailey, in London, the 1st,
3d, 4th, and 5th of September, 1670, against the most
arbitrary procedure of that Court
Appendix, by way of Defence for the Prisoners; or,
what might have been offered against the Indictment,
and the illegal Proceedings of the Court thereon, had
The Christian Quaker, and his Divine Testimony stuted
and vindicated, from Scripture, Reason, and Autho-
No Cross, No Crown: a Discourse shewing the Nature
and Discipline of the Holy Cross of Christ; and that
the Denial of Self, and daily_bearing of Christ's
Ditto-Part II.: containing an Account of the
living and dying Sayings of Men eminent for their
Greatness, Learning, or Virtue; and that of divers
periods of Time, and Nations of the World. All con-
curring in this one testimony," That a life of strict
virtue, viz. To do well, and bear ill, is the way to
everlasting happiness." Collected in favour of the
THE AUTHOR's LIFE.
HEN the BLESSED MESSIAH first called forth the immediate followers of his person, he declared selfdenial essential to discipleship, saying, "Whosoever doth not bear his cross, and come after me, cannot be my disciple," Luke xiv. 27. This path himself trod before them, setting all that should come after, an example of the most perfect patience and resignation. The faithful, in every age, have met with variety of exercises; and many of them, by their more than human constancy, neither terrified by the roughest efforts of cruelty and malice on the one hand, nor enticed by the smoothest allurements of pleasure and vanity on the other, have given convincing proofs to the world, that the GRACE, which supported them, was DIVINE.
It was this which gave our author, in his early years, a solid sense of religion, and a taste of that substantial peace, which the world can neither give nor take away: this instructed him to see the emptiness and vanity of earthly enjoyments, and to turn his back upon the honours, profits, and pleasures of the world, at an age most inclinable to embrace them: this enabled him to surmount all opposition in the search of TRUTH; which having found, he valued as a "pearl of price," and laboured in the propagation and defence of it, both by preaching and writing, almost incessantly for many years.
It being now thought meet to publish a selection of his works for general service, we judge it not improper to retain the following Journal of his Life, chiefly extracted out of his own private memoirs; in which, we doubt not, the judicious reader will find many passages both exemplary
WILLIAM PENN was born in the parish called St. Catharine's, near the Tower of London, on the 14th day of October, 1644. His father, of the same name, was a man of good estate and reputation, and, in the time of the commonwealth, served in some of the highest maritime offices, as those of rear-admiral, vice-admiral, admiral of Ireland, vice-admiral of England, &c. in all which he acquitted himself with honour and fidelity. After the restoration, he was knighted by King Charles the Second, and became a peculiar favourite of the then Duke of York: