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noun as in earthquake

noun as in quake


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The replaced woman, by the way, was Elizabeth Fry, a Quaker philanthropist who successfully campaigned for prison reform and better conditions in mental asylums in 19th-century England.

Humility, however, is one Quaker attribute that Pearson never exhibited — in his career or his personal life.

Edward Hicks included the arch in one of more than five dozen paintings depicting his Quaker fantasy of an Edenic “Peaceable Kingdom” on Earth.

Smith was said to have stressed the Quaker values of simplicity, plain-speaking and self-effacement.

Other producers, including the Quaker Mill Company, jumped on board, with several mills merging into the American Cereal Company in 1891, retaining the smiling mascot of a man in Quaker garb.

One was a Quaker school, whose name he can no longer recall, in upstate New York.

The Quaker Chewy Dipps Chocolate Chip granola bar is more than 40 percent sugar by weight.

A single packet of Quaker Maple and Brown Sugar instant oatmeal, though, contains a full tablespoon of sugar.

Quaker did not return a request for comment at the time of publishing.

A Modern Orthodox Jew, a Buddhist and a Quaker walk into…the Capitol?

They certainly were attractive specimens of their race, and the Quaker miller who offered them had a most benignant countenance.

I know a good farmer wouldn't let even a well-trained Quaker cow into his best meadow; even I know that!

Exchange bows, of course, if a Quaker will bow; but I'm too happy to-day to be disturbed by talk with him.

That splendid old Quaker gentleman has just left here, and has made me such a generous offer.

We learned this in conversation with a sweet-faced, quiet-mannered lady who had all the Quaker characteristics.

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On this page you'll find 27 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to quaker, such as: shock, temblor, upheaval, convulsion, fault, and microseism.

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