Quaker Testimonies on the Plain Language Witness
Quaker Spirituality and the Use of Plain Speech
Elizabeth Gurney Fry, Quaker humanitarian (1780-1845)
I used to think and do now how little dress matters. But I find it almost impossible to keep to the principles of Friends without altering my dress and speech. . . . They appear to me a sort of protector to the principles of Christianity in the present state of the world.
ALL Friends every where, who are Friends of Christ, the heavenly Man, by whom the World was made, and are become Friends of God through Jesus Christ, who are quickned by Jesus, and made alive by him . . . and have drank his Blood, through which you have Life, and by which you come from among the Congregations of the dead, who only talk of his Blood and his Flesh.
And now being gathered in the Name of Jesus, . . . whose Blood you have drank, yea even of the heavenly Man's, which is ...
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