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" ... by this sect was, that it was proper, like our great forefather Adam, to go naked; and the proselytes to this faith came abroad in the public streets in open day-light without any clothing. But this primitive simplicity did not agree with the notions... "
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1803
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London Magazine: Or, Gentleman's Monthly Intelligencer..., Volume 24

1755
...period, the male part of our fpecics have been dccer.tly covered ; but the female world has made feveral bold attempts to throw off the incumbrance of cloaths. Caps, handkerchiefs, tuckers, and modefty-jjiec:?. have been long difcarcled ; and the ladies have continued every year to (lied fome...
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The Connoisseur, Volume 2

1774
...period the male part of our fpecies have been decently covered ; but the female world has made feveral bold attempts to throw off the incumbrance of cloaths. Caps, handkerchiefs, tuckers, and modefty-pieces have been long difcarded ; and the ladies have continued every year to fhed fome other...
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The British Essayists: The Connoisseur

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1802
...primitive simplicity did not agree with tlic notions of those de. generate days ; and the Adamites were looked upon as an intolerable nuisance. Their...has made several bold attempts to throw off« the incumbrancc of clothes. Caps, handkerchiefs, tuckers, and modesty-pieces have been long discarded ;...
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The British Essayists;: Connoisseur

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1807
...this primitive simplicity did not agree with the notions of those degenerate days ; and the Adamites were looked upon as an intolerable nuisance. Their...several bold attempts to throw off the incumbrance of clothes. Caps, handkerchiefs, tuckers, 'and modesty-pieces, have been long discarded ; and the ladies...
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The British Essayists;: Connoisseur

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1807
...days ; and the Adamites were looked upon as an intolerable nuisance. Their religion, like all ethers, was soon attended with persecution : and some of the...several bold attempts to throw off the incumbrance of clothes. Caps, handkerchiefs, tuckers, and modesty-pieces, have been long discarded; and the ladies...
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The British Essayists: The Connoisseur

James Ferguson - English periodicals - 1823
...this primitive simplicity did not agree with the notions of those degenerate days; and the Adamites were looked upon as an intolerable nuisance. Their...several bold attempts to throw off the incumbrance of clothes. Caps, handkerchiefs, tuckers, and modesty-pieces, have been long discarded ; and the ladies...
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The British Essayists: Connoisseur

Lionel Thomas Berguer - English essays - 1823
...this primitive simplicity did not agree with the notions of those degenerate days ; and the Adamites were looked upon as an intolerable nuisance. Their...world has made several bold attempts to throw off the encumbrance of clothes. Caps, handkerchiefs, tuckers, and modesty-pieces, have been long discarded...
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The British essayists, with prefaces by A. Chalmers

British essayists - 1823
...this primitive simplicity did not agree with the notions of those degenerate days ; and the Adamites were looked upon as an intolerable nuisance. Their...world has made several bold attempts to throw off the encumbrance of clothes. Caps, handkerchiefs, tuckers, and modesty-pieces, have been long discarded...
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Connoisseur

Lionel Thomas Berguer - English essays - 1823
...this primitive simplicity did not agree with the notions of those degenerate days ; and the A damites were looked upon as an intolerable nuisance. Their...decently covered ; but the female world has made several tyold attempts to throw off the encumbrance of clothes. Caps, handkerchiefs, tuckers, and modesty-pieces,...
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The British Essayists: Connoisseur

James Ferguson (advocate.) - English essays - 1823
...this primitive simplicity did not agree with the notions of those degenerate days; and the Adamites were looked upon as an intolerable nuisance. Their...naked at the cart's tail, some set in the stocks, anil others sent to Bridewell. Since that remarkable period the male part of our species have been...
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