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urisdiction on pain of death, Mary Dyar, a firm disciple of Ann Hutchinson, whose exile she had shared, and Nicholas Davis, obeyed. Marmaduke Stephenson and William Robinson had come on purpose to offer their lives; instead of departing, they went from place to place to build up their friends in the faith. In October, Mary Dyar returned. Thus there were three persons arraigned on the sanguinary law. Robinson pleaded in his defence the special message and command of God. Blessed be God, who calls me to testify against wicked and unjust men. Stephenson refused to speak till sentence had been pronounced; and then he imprecated a curse on his judges. Mary. Oct. 27. You will not repent that you were kept from shedding blood, though it was by a woman. The three were led forth to execution. I die for Christ, said Robinson: We suffer not as evil-doers, but for conscience' sake, were the last words of his companion. Mary Dyar was reprieved; yet not till the rope had been fastened r