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George Fox, founder of the Society of Friends(Quakers)... from A Collection of Many Select and Christian Epistles, Letters, and Testimonies (London 1698)
"Friends, keep out of the vain fashions of the world; let not your eyes, minds, and spirits run after every fashion (in attire) of the nations; for that will lead you from the solid life into unity with that spirit that leads to follow the fashions of the nations, after every fashion of apparel that gets up: but mind that which is sober and modest, and keep to your plain fashions, that you may judge the World, . . ."
AND this is the Word that lives, and abides, and endures for ever, by which the Saints are born again of the Immortal Seed and Word of God (who feed upon the Milk of the Word) up into a Divine Life, Wisdom and Understanding, and Divine Nature; and by this Word they do see all Flesh to be as Grass, and as the Flower of the Field that Fadeth; and the Word of God that lives, and abides, and endures for ever is Christ, whose Name is called, The Word of God.
And so keep the Word of Patience, which ...