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[ 62 29. Fighting Quaker. . The Quakers a sect of religionists in England and America, hold it unlawful to fight on any occasion. A few years ago an American vessel was chased by a privateer, on which ‘the captain determined to turn round and 'fight, although his ship was inferior in size. There was a Quaker passenger on board who refused to assist at the guns, but notwithstanding the shower of bullets continued coolly walk to up and down the deck of the ship. The privateer at length came up to the vessel, and attempted to board her ; but the Quaker approaching the first man of the enemy who had entered the ship, seized him by the collar and threw him overboard, saying, Friend, what business hast thou here ? 30. Fidelity to a fallen master. In the year 1688 happened the great revolu. tion in England, by which king James was