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Definition a member of the Religious Society of Friends founded by George Fox (the Friends have never called themselves Quakers)
  • Quakers are known for their pacifism.
  • She is a Quaker.
    Elizabeth George Speare  --  The Witch of Blackbird Pond
  • Quaker = a member of the Religious Society of Friends (the Friends have never called themselves Quakers)
  • Many pamphlets pro and con were publish'd on the subject, and some by good Quakers, in favour of defense, which I believe convinc'd most of their younger people.
    Benjamin Franklin  --  The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
  • Quakers = a member of the Religious Society of Friends (known for non-violence amongst other things)
  • They're coming for the Quakers.
    Elizabeth George Speare  --  The Witch of Blackbird Pond
  • Quakers = members of the Religious Society of Friends (the Friends have never called themselves Quakers)
  • Thee knows a Quaker does not run away.
    Elizabeth George Speare  --  The Witch of Blackbird Pond
  • Quaker = a member of the Religious Society of Friends (the Friends have never called themselves Quakers)
  • His judgment on us for harboring an infidel and a Quaker.
    Elizabeth George Speare  --  The Witch of Blackbird Pond
  • Quaker = a member of the Religious Society of Friends (the Friends have never called themselves Quakers)
  • Not that I hold anything against the Quakers.
    Elizabeth George Speare  --  The Witch of Blackbird Pond
  • Quakers = members of the Religious Society of Friends (the Friends have never called themselves Quakers)
  • "Why should you take it upon yourself to mend a roof for the Quaker woman?" demanded her uncle.
    Elizabeth George Speare  --  The Witch of Blackbird Pond
  • Quaker = a member of the Religious Society of Friends (the Friends have never called themselves Quakers)
  • In Massachusetts we Quakers had our own meetings.
    Elizabeth George Speare  --  The Witch of Blackbird Pond
  • Quakers = members of the Religious Society of Friends (the Friends have never called themselves Quakers)
  • "Can I become a Quaker?" asked Kit, only half joking.
    Elizabeth George Speare  --  The Witch of Blackbird Pond
  • Quaker = a member of the Religious Society of Friends (the Friends have never called themselves Quakers)
  • "Thee doesn't become a Quaker just to escape the Meeting," she said, and Kit flushed at the gentle reproof in her tone.
    Elizabeth George Speare  --  The Witch of Blackbird Pond
  • Quaker = a member of the Religious Society of Friends (the Friends have never called themselves Quakers)
  • "How does one become a Quaker?" she asked seriously.
    Elizabeth George Speare  --  The Witch of Blackbird Pond
  • Quaker = a member of the Religious Society of Friends (the Friends have never called themselves Quakers)
  • Whatever Dr. Bulkeley thought about Quakers, John would think so too.
    Elizabeth George Speare  --  The Witch of Blackbird Pond
  • Quakers = members of the Religious Society of Friends (the Friends have never called themselves Quakers)
  • In Boston I've heard they even hanged some Quakers.
    Elizabeth George Speare  --  The Witch of Blackbird Pond
  • Quakers = members of the Religious Society of Friends (the Friends have never called themselves Quakers)
  • Better not to provoke it now by mentioning a harmless Quaker.
    Elizabeth George Speare  --  The Witch of Blackbird Pond
  • Quaker = a member of the Religious Society of Friends (the Friends have never called themselves Quakers)
  • The Quaker woman's.
    Elizabeth George Speare  --  The Witch of Blackbird Pond
  • Quaker = a member of the Religious Society of Friends (the Friends have never called themselves Quakers)
  • She is a Quaker.
    Elizabeth George Speare  --  The Witch of Blackbird Pond
  • Quaker = a member of the Religious Society of Friends (the Friends have never called themselves Quakers)
  • She has that "meet me later" look... My little Quaker down in Quaker town.
    Betty Smith  --  A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
  • In the 1700s, a few Quakers vigorously denounced slavery, but they were dismissed as crackpots and had no influence.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • On the billboards, too, he saw a pretty poster, showing her as the Quaker Maid, demure and dainty.
    Theodore Dreiser  --  Sister Carrie

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