I ought to have said that the Union, in the form of four labouring men, will meet me when I gets to our churchyard gate, and take her and bury her according to the rites of the Board of Guardians, as by law ordained.
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Her extended family attended the ordination.
They say the Bible does not discuss ordination of women and that it is only out-dated custom that prevents it.