Palmes, William, Life of Mrs. Dorothy Lawson of St. Anthony's near Newcastle-upon-Tyne in Northumberland

(Newcastle-upon-Tyne :  Imprinted by George Bouchier Richardson, at the sign of the River-god Tyne, Clayton-treet-west; printer to the Society of antiquaries, and to the Typographical society, both of Newcastle-upon-Tyne,  1851.)



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O her mentall devotions shee added a world
of voeall, and by frequent renovation of in¬
tentions, so spiritualiz'd her outward ac¬
tions, that they seem'd in a manner no¬
thing but emanations of interiour holyness,
and a continual prayer. From the substance and
virtue of the internall was derived a strong influency,
power, and majesty, to the externall, and in these shee
ever lean'd uppon the counsell of her spirituall di-
rectour, affirming that God by him taught her his will,
jiot only in things spirituall, but allso temporall.
Which pious custome, tis evident by the successfull
effects, the Holy Ghost inspired, a tract of above thirty
years establishe'd, and shee as a legacy to her children
most efficaciously inculcated. Shee said shee always
found the best success in following his directions, tho'
opposite to common sense and judgement of others
more knowint/ in such affairs, in this shee was so
resolute, that niyselt" being consulted in business of
husbandry and the like, wherein I needed not blush to
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