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MORAL EDUCATION, DISCIPLINE, PECULIAR

CUSTOMS, RELIGIOUS PRINCIPLES,
· POLITICAL AND CIVIL ECONOMY,

AND CHARACTER,

OF THE

SOCIETY OF FRIENDS.

. BY
· THOMAS CLARKSON, M. A.
AUTHOR OF SEVERAĻ ESSAYS ON THE SUBJECT OF

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PRINTED BY R. TAYLOR AND CO., SHOE-LANE,
FOR LONGMAN, HURST, REES, AND ORME,

PATERNOSTER-ROW.

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OF THE

CHI AP: I.

Sect. I. Marriage-regulations and example of George

Fox relative to marriage--present regulations

'and manner of the celebration of it among the

Quakers is on rooi .. .. p. 3

Sect. 2. Those who marry out of the Society are dis-

ownedvarious reasons for such a measurem

; objection to it-reply .. .i i. 10
SECT. 3. --but the disowned may be restored to member-

ship-terms of their restoration these terms

censured-reply .. .. .. .. .. .18

SECT. 4. —more women disowned on this account than

men--probable causes of this difference of

number .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 23

CHAP. II.

Sect. 1. Funerals extravagance and pageantry of an-

tient and modern funerals--these discarded

by the Quakers-plain manner in which they

inter their dead .. .. .. .. i 27

SECT. 2. Quakers use no tomb-stones, nor monumental

inscriptions_various reasons of their disuse

of these. .. .. o oo oo o. 39

VOL. II.

Sect.

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