Quakers

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Quakers a Christian sect founded by George Fox about 1660; commonly called Quakers
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Usage

In literature:

As a Quaker his methods were moderate.
"History of the Negro Race in America from 1619 to 1880. Vol. 2 (of 2)" by George Washington Williams
While living at Mrs. Eaton's I was sent to a school kept by two very nice rather young Quaker ladies in Walnut Street.
"Memoirs" by Charles Godfrey Leland
THE RISE, PROGRESS, PERSECUTIONS AND SUFFERINGS OF THE QUAKERS.
"Fox's Book of Martyrs" by John Foxe
They're all proud, Quakers is.
"Stories by American Authors (Volume 4)" by Constance Fenimore Woolson
A traveller tells of seeing a row of horses tied to a fence outside a Quaker meeting.
"Home Life in Colonial Days" by Alice Morse Earle
The hall of many an earl lacks the bounty, the palace of many a prelate the piety and learning, which adorn the quiet Quaker's home!
"Lavengro The Scholar, the Gypsy, the Priest" by George Borrow
Joseph Lancaster, the Quaker, a mill-owner and philanthropist, did the same.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Volume 11 (of 14)" by Elbert Hubbard
It is dressed like a quaker.
"Birds of the Indian Hills" by Douglas Dewar
But some of the boys delighted to "pick" at Benny Frank, who would have made a good Quaker.
"A Little Girl in Old New York" by Amanda Millie Douglas
The Quaker and the Merchant.
"The Young Man's Guide" by William A. Alcott
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In poetry:

"And last, not least, the Quakers came,
With tongues still sore from burning,
The Bay State's dust from off their feet
Before my threshold spurning;
"A Spiritual Manifestation" by John Greenleaf Whittier
The Quakers sank on their knees in praise
And thanks. A last, low sunset blaze
Flashed out from under a cloud, and shed
A golden glory on each bowed head.
"How The Women Went From Dover" by John Greenleaf Whittier
There was an Old Man of Jamaica,
Who suddenly married a Quaker;
But she cried out, 'Alack!
I have married a black!'
Which distressed that Old Man of Jamaica
"Limerick: There was an Old Man of Jamaica" by Edward Lear
At last a meeting-house came in view;
A blast on his horn the constable blew;
And the boys of Hampton cried up and down,
"The Quakers have come!" to the wondering town.
"How The Women Went From Dover" by John Greenleaf Whittier
Such was the stuff of the Malakoff-takers,
Such were the soldiers that scaled the Redan;
Truculent housemaids and bloodthirsty Quakers,
Brave not the wrath of the sweet little man!
"The Sweet Little Man" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
Blossom and greenness, making all
The winter birthday tropical,
And the plain Quaker parlors gay,
Have gone from bracket, stand, and wall;
We saw them fade, and droop, and fall,
And laid them tenderly away.
"The Birthday Wreath" by John Greenleaf Whittier

In news:

The Quakers managed to record double digits in a quarter just once and were held to just two points in the opening stanza.
Betty Crocker®, Aunt Jemima® and Quaker OatsCopyright are common household names.
To learn about Quaker Steak & Lube 's upcoming events, visitwww.quakersteakandlube.com.
About Quaker Steak & Lube .
Quaker Steak & Lube debuts fall menu.
VIDEO Quaker Steak & Lube revs up for grand opening with free wings, beer.
View full size ERIC SANDY/SUN NEWS Quaker Steak and Lube will open Aug 15.
Anchoring the eastern portion of the plaza, Quaker Steak and Lube is set to open Aug 15.
Quaker Steak & Lube 's Waco eatery will be first in Texas.
Quaker Steak & Lube eyes Springs market.
In his research, one Quaker Steak & Lube restaurant executive found out that people in Colorado like to eat out.
Longstreet remains as Quaker Steak & Lube 's CEO.
They always say "don't mess with an original," and the Sharon Quaker Steak & Lube proved that to be true by besting the Austintown Lube 's burgers.
The Salem Quakers went into the half down by four and their season hanging in the balance.
Lippard was not only a popular novelist, he was also a widely read journalist who published his own weekly newspaper, aptly named The Quaker City.
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In science:

T h({Republican, Quaker} ∪ {¬Pacifist}); T h({Republican, Quaker} ∪ {Pacifist}).
QUIP - A Tool for Computing Nonmonotonic Reasoning Tasks
Intuitively, r means Nixon is a republican, q means Nixon is a quaker, and p means Nixon is a pacifist.
Preferential and Preferential-discriminative Consequence relations
Now, consider the class of all republicans and the class of all quakers.
Preferential and Preferential-discriminative Consequence relations
Consider that a republican is normal iff he is not a pacifist and that a quaker is normal iff he is a pacifist.
Preferential and Preferential-discriminative Consequence relations
The basic diagram for the latter is the Nixon Diamond, see Diagram 2.2, where a = N ixon, b = Quaker, c = Republican, d = pacif ist.
Remarks on Inheritance Systems
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