Religious Society of Friends

Definitions

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

In literature:

To the members of the religious Society of Friends, I would earnestly appeal.
"The Works of Whittier, Volume VII (of VII) The Conflict With Slavery, Politics and Reform, The Inner Life and Criticism" by John Greenleaf Whittier
To the members of the religious Society of Friends, I would earnestly appeal.
"The Complete Works of Whittier The Standard Library Edition with a linked Index" by John Greenleaf Whittier
Mr. Marriott is an elder in the Religious Society of Friends, and is extensively known and respected.
"The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Part 3 of 4" by American Anti-Slavery Society
Mr. Marriott is an elder in the Religious Society of Friends, and is extensively known and respected.
"The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus" by American Anti-Slavery Society
A Brief Statement of the Rise and Progress of the Testimony of the Religious Society of Friends against Slavery and the Slave Trade.
"The Suppression of the African Slave Trade to the United States of America" by W. E. B. Du Bois
The Society of Friends was adverse to political discussion, as interfering with the religious life.
"Victorian Worthies" by George Henry Blore
By means of the Adult Schools, Friends have been able to exercise a religious influence beyond the borders of their own Society.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 2" by Various
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In news:

Linda Griggs is a member of the Syracuse Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends and is the Quaker representative to the Interfaith Works Round Table of Faith Leaders.
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