Stephen Crisp's An Epistle to Friends Concerning the Present and Succeeding Times is published:
"I stand only to the Lord in respect of my selfe."
James Nayler, Sauls Errand pg.15 1654
"Let him to whom an Idol is nothing, to whom all shadows, Types and Figures, are come to an end, let him exercise his freedom; yet with all tender love and forbearance to those that see not the same liberty;"
Robert Rich, Hidden Things Brought to Light
God hath a People among them [Quakers], many of whom have long been reviled and falsly accused and slandered, because they have conscientiusly refused to conform to Prescriptions without Conviction
Thomas Crisp, Babels Builders, Preface pg.1, London, 1681