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The Quakers dream

discusses the plague of Quakers in England, how they burn Bibles, and how members go into fits during meetings, a M. Gilpin wanted to join them, he went to meetings and later was troubled with dreams about his sins, thought he felt got enter him like a dove, saw glorious visions, went into fits, had dreams of Quakers dancing naked

The Quakers shaken

the author went to a Quaker meeting, they denied ministerial authority, after going to the meeting the author was unable to read the Bible, and became carnal, giving into the curse of the Quakers, went into fits in a meeting and dreamed of sin, due to the Devil’s instigation he thought to be conversing with God, he was forced to draw circles around his house, almost slit his own throat with a knife