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PRINTED FOR THE SOCIETY,
BY W. BULMER AND CO. CLEVELAND-ROW, ST. JAMES'S;
ALSO BY BECKET, PALL-MALL; ROBSON, BOND-STREET;
Account of mode of employing parish children at
Extract from the Rev. Mr. Clarkson's Account of the System of the Quakers, with respect to their Poor. By THOMAS BERNARD, ESQ.
THERE are few parts of the Quaker-constitution that are more worthy of commendation, than that which relates to the poor. All the members of this Society, are considered as brethren, and as entitled to support from one another. If our streets or our roads be infested by miserable objects imploring our pity, no Quaker will be found among them. A Quaker-beggar would be a phænomenon in the world.
It does not, however, follow from this account, that there are no poor Quakers, or that members of this society are not born in a dependent state. The truth is, that there are poor as well as rich, but the wants M