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William Penn. (1644–1718).  Fruits of Solitude.
The Harvard Classics.  1909–14.
Part I
A Party
432. And yet, where Right or Religion gives a Call, a Neuter must be a Coward or an Hypocrite.  1
  433. In such Cases we should never be backward: nor yet mistaken.  2
  434. When our Right or Religion is in question, then is the fittest time to assert it.  3
  435. Nor must we always be Neutral where our Neighbors are concerned: For tho’ Medling is a Fault, Helping is a Duty.  4
  436. We have a Call to do good, as often as we have the Power and Occasion.  5
  437. If Heathens could say, We are not born for our selves; surely Christians should practise it.  6
  438. They are taught so by his Example, as well as Doctrine, from whom they have borrowed their Name.  7


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