Quakeress


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Quak´er`ess


n.1.A woman who is a member of the Society of Friends.
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But it was startling to see this excellent hearted Quakeress coming on board, as she did the last day, with a long oil-ladle in one hand, and a still longer whaling lance in the other.
When she came down, looking like a pretty Quakeress in her dovecolored suit and straw bonnet tied with white, they all gathered about her to say goodby, as tenderly as if she had been going to make the grand tour.
A burst of joy from the little Quakeress interrupted the speech.
And here she closed her harangue: a long one for her, and uttered with the demureness of a Quakeress.
Polly had grown up, but she had no more style now than in the days of the round hat and rough coat, for she was all in gray, like a young Quakeress, with no ornament but a blue bow at the throat and another in the hair.
It was a Quakeress, with the neat cap and neckerchief, painted with the manner of looking at you, which gives such vividness to a really good portrait.
Priced at 500-1 in fields of five 4 Quakeress won a race off the lowest-ever recorded British handicap mark, a measley 16.
When Elizabeth Cady Stanton dared to demand the right to vote for women, the Quakeress Lucretia Mott, devoted friend of feminism, shook her head and said, 'Dear friend Elizabeth, thee has gone too far.
it was startling to see this excellent hearted Quakeress coming on board, as she did the last day, with a long oil-ladle in one hand, and a still longer whaling lance in the other.
The good Quakeress, Rachel Halliday, similarly resembles food--"Her face was round and rosy, with a healthful downy softness, suggestive of a ripe peach"--and she presides over her table in a communion ritual replete with food infused with her holy spirit: "There was so much motherliness and full-heartedness even in the way she passed a plate of cakes or poured a cup of coffee, that it seemed to put a spirit into the food and drink she offered" (223).