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SECT. III.-Objections of the world to the Quaker-dressthese examined-a comparison between the language of Quakerism and of Christianity on this subject-opinion of the early Christians upon it, p.

257

CHAPTER II.

Furniture-the Quakers use plain furniture-reasons for their singularities in this respect, p.

268

CHAPTER III.

SECT. 1.-Language-Quakers have altered the common language-substitution of Thou for You-reasons for this change-opinions of many learned men concerning it, 275 SECT. II. Various other alterations made-as in titles of address-and of honour-reasons for these changes, p. 285 SECT. 111.—Another alteration--as in the names of the days and the months-reasons for this change-various new phrases also introduced, p.

291

SECT. IV.-Objections by the world against the alteration of Thou for You, p.

296

SECT. V. Against that of titles of address and honour, 300 SECT. VI.-Against that of the names of the days and months, p.

309

SECT. VII.-Advantages and disadvantages of these alterations by the Quaker language, p.

314

CHAPTER IV.

Address- -common personal gestures or worldly ceremonies of address forbidden-no exception in favour of royalty—reasons against the disuse of these, p.

320

CHAPTER V.

Manners and conversation-hospitality and freedom in Qua kers' houses their conversation more limited than that of others-subjects of conversation examined in our townsand in the metropolis-extraordinary circumstance that takes place occasionally in the company of the Quakers, p. 328

John S.Robinson.

PORTRAITURE OF QUAKERISM.

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.

VOL. I.

Dew-York:

PUBLISHED BY SAMUEL STANSBURY, NO. 111, WATER-STREET.

1806.

SOUTHWICK AND HARDCASTLE, PRINTERS.

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