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[309] that surrounded the throne, and tried to open the gate. The officer told him it was locked. ‘Well won't the same key that locked it unlock it?’ inquired he. ‘Is this the key hanging here?’

Being informed that it was, he took it down and unlocked the gate. He removed the satin covering from the throne, carefully dusted the railing with his handkerchief, before he hung the satin over it, and then seated himself in the royal chair. ‘Well,’ said he, ‘do I look anything like his majesty?’

The man seemed embarrassed, but smiled as he answered, ‘Why, sir, you certainly fill the throne very respectably.’

There were several noblemen in the room, who seemed to be extremely amused by these unusual proceedings.

At a place called Jordans, about twenty-two miles from London, he visited the grave of William Penn.

In his journal, he says:

The ground is surrounded by a neat hedge, and is kept in good order. I picked some grass and moss from the graves of William Penn, Thomas Ellwood, and Isaac Pennington; and some ivy and holly from the hedge; which I intend to take with me to America, as a memorial of my visit. I entered the meeting-house, and sat on the benches which had been occupied by George Fox, William Penn, and George Whitehead, in years long since passed away. It brought those old

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