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Title: A Portraiture of Quakerism, Volume II (of 3) Author: Thomas Clarkson Release Date: March 4, 2005 [eBook #15261] Language: English Character set encoding: ISO-8859-1 ***START OF THE PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK A PORTRAITURE OF QUAKERISM, VOLUME II (OF 3)*** E-text prepared by Carlo Traverso, Graeme Mackreth, and the Project Gutenberg Online Distributed Proofreading Team from images generously made available by the Bibliothque nationale de France (BnF-Gallica) at http:--gallica.bnf.fr. A PORTRAITURE OF QUAKERISM, VOLUME II Taken from a View of the Education and Discipline, Social Manners, Civil and Political Economy, Religious Principles and Character, of the Society of Friends by THOMAS CLARKSON, M.A. Author of Several Essays on the Slave Trade New York: Published by Samuel Stansbury, No 111, Water-Street 1806 CONTENTS OF THE SECOND VOLUME. PECULIAR CUSTOMS. CHAPTER I. SECT.
I.--Marriage--Regulation and example of George Fox, relative to Marriage--Present regulations, and manner of the celebration of it among the Quakers. SECT.
II.--Those who marry out of the society, are disowned--Various reasons for such a measure--Objection to it--Reply. Sat Apr 01 16:44:11 2017 2 SECT III.--But the disowned may be restored to membership--Terms of their restoration--these terms censured--Reply. SECT IV.--More women disowned on this account than men--Probable causes of this difference of number. CHAPTER II. SECT I.--Funerals--Extravagance and pageantry of ancient and modern funerals--These discarded by the Quakers--Plain manner in which they inter their dead. SECT II.--Quakers use no tomb-stones, nor mo...





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