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Page 369 of Account of the people called Shakers : their faith, doctrines, and practice, exemplified in the life, conversations, and experience of the author during the time he belonged to the society : to which is affixed a history of their rise and progrogress to the present day / by Thomas Brown.

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369 She fives among her offspring, Who juft begin to fpread; And in her outward order, There's one fupplies her roQm, And till the name of Mother Is like a fweet perfume. Since Mother fent the gofpel, And fpread it in the weft, How many fons and daughters Are nourifh'd from her breaft! How many more conceiv'd, And travailing in the birth! Who yet fhall reign with Mother Like princes on the earth. I love that tefirnony That fhows me what to do: I love my precious Mother, I love the Elders too: The Brethren and the Sifters, I love them and their ways, And in this loving fpirit I mean to fpend my days. the Believers' Appeal. M rAN, at his firft creation, AllAs he was made upright, you know ; While in that fituation He walked in the light you know. As he was male and female, The man muft be the head you know; And by his wholefome counfel The woman muft be led you know. Trhe woman was beguiled And got the ferpent's feed you know; And though (he was defiled The harlot took the lead you know. Then from his head old Adam fled, And cleav'd unto his wife you know And for his fall he never (hall Eat of the tree of life you know. And in his flefh relation, He lies beneath the curfe you know; And every generation Has [till been growing worfe you knows But God decreed another feed Of a fuperiour birth- you know;.