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  • n. Plural form of Hicksite.

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Examples

  • This division into two opposing camps, known as the Hicksites and the Orthodox, continues and is likely to remain.

    The Quaker Colonies, a chronicle of the proprietors of the Delaware

  • Richard expressed the sentiment that we who are called Hicksites do not now hold the views of Elias Hicks, who, in his opinion, had imbibed some of

    Memoirs of Samuel M. Janney,

  • Billy and Margaret Brown, with Grandfather Carter and his family, espoused the side of those known as Hicksites, who were indeed greatly in the majority in that settlement.

    John and Mary; or, The Fugitive Slaves, a Tale of South-Eastern Pennsylvania

  • States called Hicksites, to which she belongs, they not being recognized by the Society of Friends in the United Kingdom, nor by those "Friends" with whom we are in connection in America; and that we do not wish to be in any way identified with, or considered responsible for any sentiments that Lucretia Mott may have uttered at the meeting above referred to.

    History of Woman Suffrage, Volume I

  • The Friends called "Hicksites" numbered in the whole more than seventy thousand.

    Isaac T. Hopper

  • There was consequently an increased demand for their writings, and the branch called "Hicksites" felt the need of a bookstore.

    Isaac T. Hopper

  • I believe in almost every instance, where the "Hicksites" were a majority, and thus had a claim to the larger share of property, they offered to divide in proportion to the relative numbers of the two parties.

    Isaac T. Hopper

  • Society called "Hicksites," who usually preached in Rose-street Meeting,

    Isaac T. Hopper

  • One is reminded which a dual branches of Philadelphia Quakerdom, a Hicksites as good as a Orthodox, for a century scolded any alternative bitterly over doctrinal counts of tiny benefaction concern.

    Archive 2009-11-01

  • The community has never granted that leadership to the divided Meeting, neither to the Orthodox, nor to the Hicksites.

    Quaker Hill A Sociological Study

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