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The writings of John Greenleaf Whittier, Volume 6. (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier), Old portraits and modern Sketches (search)
f Baxter, as might be inferred from the state of the times, was an unsettled one. He first took a house at Moorfields, then removed to Acton, where he enjoyed the conversation of his neighbor, Sir Matthew Hale; from thence he found refuge in Rickmansworth, and after that in divers other places. The women have most of this trouble, he remarks, but my wife easily bore it all. When unable to preach, his rapid pen was always busy. Huge folios of controversial and doctrinal lore followed each oe market-place, and under my window, year after year, crying to the people, Take heed of your priests, they deceive your souls; and if any one wore a lace or neat clothing, they cried out to me, These are the fruits of your ministry. At Rickmansworth, he found himself a neighbor of William Penn, whom he calls the captain of the Quakers. Ever ready for battle, Baxter encountered him in a public discussion, with such fierceness and bitterness as to force from that mild and amiable civilian