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illustrated.1881 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XII. in the Eighth month,
1826, he informed his Monthly Meeting (Alton) of a religious
concern to visit the meetings of Friends in Scotland; also, some
other meetings in his way thither and in returning; a certificate
was granted, and he left home on the 19th of that month, taking the
meetings of Newcastle and Edinburgh in his way: he then proceeded
to Aberdeen, and there attended the Half-year's Meeting. The
following are extracts from his letters written during this
journey. 25th of Eighth month, 1826.--From Edinburgh he writes:
--How poor do I feel, and yet an engagement of heart in this line
of duty--how humbling is it What but the power of Truth, livingly
and fresh communicated can preserve, much more enable to do any
thing to the glory of God. I feel my own childish growth, as well
as that inability we all share as men and creatures, and I long
that the Lord would be pleased, to endue me with more skill and
capacity to advocate His cause, as well as with simplicity to lay
aside every weight, and keep clear of every snare. Do often think
of me for my good, and help me with thy most earnest fervent
desires to the Fountain thereof, that I may be thoroughly furnished
for every needful time, --endued with wisdom and an understanding
heart, with clearness also of spiritual sense, and with might in
the inner man. The Lord direct my way and prosper it, for He knows
that in integrity I have sought His will only to do it. Ury, near
Stonehaven, Ninth month.--0ur meetings (the general meeting, ) have
been pretty large, and much favored with the manifestation of the
ancient Arm of power; so that in the strength thereof a remnant
could say, --" 0ne generation shall praise thy works to another,
and declare thy glorious name and goodness." I had, on First-day
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