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LIFE, TRAVELS, SUFFERINGS, CHRISTIAN EXPERIENCES, AND LABOUR OF LOVE,
LIFE, TRAVELS, SUFFERINGS, CHRISTIAN EXPERIENCES, AND LABOUR OF LOVE, IN
THE LORD, THE 13TH OF THE 11TH MONTH, 1690.
SEVENTH EDITION.-IN TWO VOLUMES.
WITH NOTES—BIOGRAPHICAL AND HISTORICAL, ETC.
"They that turn many to righteousness, shall shine as the stars for ever and ever," Dan. xil. 3.
“Many shall run to and fro; and knowledge shall be increased,” Dan, xii. 4.
AND JOSEPH SMITH, OXFORD STREET, WHITECHAPEL.
DUBLIN: J. B. GILPIN; CARLISLE: HUDSON SCOTT;
YORK: JAMES HUNTON; BIRMINGHAM: WHITE & PIKE.
GLASGOW: W. & R. SMEAL, GALLOWGATE.
TO THE SEVENTH EDITION.
The present re-issue of the Journal of George Fox has, in a great measure, resulted from the concern of a Friend lately deceased, who was actively engaged in the last edition, and who provided a handsome sum towards the further republication of this valuable Testimony to the Truth.
Assisted by the above bequest, and prompted by the encouragement of many Friends, the Editor of this Seventh Edition of the Journal has endeavoured to increase its usefulness by issuing it in a manner considerably more adapted, than heretofore, for general usefulness, and calculated, he hopes, to insure a still more extended circulation.
In printing from the last edition (which was collated with the first and third), some further slight improvements in the style have been made, and redundancies omitted, with an occasional transposition in the construction of a sentence, or the omission or insertion of a word to impart clearness to the sense of the author, care being taken in every instance not in the least to misrepresent his meaning. In addition to this, the work has now, for the first time, been divided into chapters; a general table of contents has been supplied; and a considerable number of Notes, chiefly biographical and historical, have been added, which must materially increase its interest.
Though highly approved as a standard work, there is reason to believe that the Journal of George Fox has not obtained that attention which its real worth justly demands, even from the members of the Society which the author was so eminently instrumental in forming. Let those who have not perused it be induced to make themselves acquainted with its contents; and may those who are of ability,