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Anecdote of Elias Hicks

By Child, Lydia Maria

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Title: Anecdote of Elias Hicks  
Author: Child, Lydia Maria
Language: English
Subject: Fiction--Women authors--History and criticism., Literature--Women authors, Literature
Collections: Women Writers Collection
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Excerpt: The following anecdote was told to me by a member of the Society of Friends. It made a strong impression on my mind, because it shows so clearly the excellence of a bold meekness and Christian firmness in the discharge of duty; because it adds another fact to prove that he who trusts in moral power hath ever a brave indifference to threats of physical violence. When Elias Hicks was preaching in Virginia, many years ago, he took occasion to bear a powerful testimony against the sin of slavery. Among the large audience collected together by the fame of his eloquence were several planters; and they, of course, were sorely aggrieved ?


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