Observations on the Quaker-peculiarities of Dress and Language

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E. Wilson, 1836 - 32 pages
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Page 27 - Or how wilt thou say to thy brother, Let me pull out the mote out of thine eye: and, behold, a beam is in thine own eye? 5. Thou hypocrite, first cast out the beam out of thine own eye; and then shalt thou see clearly to cast out the mote out of thy brother's eye.
Page 25 - Every one that is proud in heart is an abomination to the LORD: though hand join in hand, he shall not be unpunished.
Page 12 - That there can be no moral virtue in any particular form of dress, is obvious'; and the reflecting reader will, probably, agree with me in the sentiment, that to insist upon any such form, as if the wearing of it were a religious obligation, is to interfere with genuine Christian simplicity, and to substitute superstition for piety.
Page 30 - Be this as it may, there can be little doubt that the...
Page 25 - ... of it ; it was calculated to abolish the enmity, and break down the partition wall between Jews and Gentiles, and of twain to make one new man, so...
Page 17 - ANGUAGE is a species of fashion, estabI j lished by consent of the people of a particular country. Grammar gives not law to language, but from speech derives its authority and value.

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