Four Essays Defending Quaker Plain Dress
. . . AND Friends to have an provide a House for them that be distempered, and not to go to the World. And to have an Alms-House or Hospital for all poor Friends, that are past Work.
And Friends to have and provide a House or Houses, where an Hundred may have Rooms to work in, and Shops of all sorts of things to Sell, where Widows and young Women might work and live. . . .
The Poor, the Sick, the Widows, the Fatherless, the Prisoners be tender of, and feel every ones ...
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