A Portraiture of Quakerism: Taken from a View of the Moral Education, Discipline, Peculiar Customs, Religious Principles, Political and Civil Economy, and Character of the Society of Friends

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Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1807

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Strana 182 - Moreover if thy brother shall trespass against thee, go and tell him his fault between thee and him alone : if he shall hear thee, thou hast gained thy brother. But if he will not hear thee, then take with thee one or two more, that in the mouth of two or three witnesses every word may be established. And if he shall neglect to hear them, tell it unto the Church : but if he neglect to hear the Church, let him be unto thee as a heathen man and a Publican.
Strana 312 - But be not ye called Rabbi: for one is your Master, even Christ; and all ye are brethren. And call no man your father upon the earth: for one is your Father, which is in heaven. Neither be ye called masters: for one is your Master, even Christ.
Strana 25 - I must confess I think it is below reasonable creatures to be altogether conversant in such diversions as are merely innocent, and have nothing else to recommend them, but that there is no hurt in them.
Strana 350 - Where did ever any magistrate, king, or judge, from Moses to Daniel, command any to put off their hats, when they came before them in their courts, either amongst the Jews, the people of God, or amongst the heathens ? and if the law of England doth command any such thing, show me that law either written or printed.
Strana 171 - And never won. Dream after dream ensues ; And still they dream, that they shall still succeed ; And still are disappointed.
Strana 89 - And wandering eyes, still leaning on the arm Of Novelty, her fickle, frail support ; For thou art meek and constant, hating change, And finding in the calm of truth-tried love Joys that her stormy raptures never yield.
Strana 301 - Heathens' vain homage to their gods ; thereby ascribing a plural honour to a single person: as if one pope had been made up of many gods, and one emperor of many men ; for which reason, you, only to be used to many, became first spoken to one. It seems the word thou looked like too lean and thin a respect ; and therefore, some bigger than they should be, would have a style suitable to their own ambition : a ground we cannot build our practice on; for what begun it, only loves it still.
Strana 225 - Do Friends endeavour by example and precept to train up their children, servants, and those under their care, in a religious life and conversation, consistent with our Christian profession : and in plainness of speech, behaviour, and apparel ? V.
Strana 89 - Thou art the nurse of Virtue, in thine arms She smiles, appearing, as in truth she is, Heaven-born, and destined to the skies again.
Strana 257 - ... pointed at his knees with points or tags at the end. And much about the same time, when Charles the second was at Newmarket, Nathaniel Vincent, doctor of divinity, fellow of Clarehall, and chaplain in ordinary to his majesty, preached before him. But the king was so displeased with the foppery of this preacher's dress, that he commanded the duke of Monmouth, then chancellor of the university, to cause the statutes concerning decency of apparel among the clergy to be put into execution, which...

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