8 in 1820, increasing to a little over $1,000 in 1824, but did not reach $1,700 till in the '30s, notwithstanding the birth of two more children.
It was in those busy years that she read and reread with an absorbing interest the writings of William Penn.
She had a folio copy of his works which she would lay open at the foot of her bed, then, drawing her chair near, with a baby on her lap or in the cradle at her feet, she would study the passages that had especially attracted her attention un the whole sentence,Men are to be judged by their likeness to Christ, rather than by their notions of Christ, asking if that was what they objected to. On their saying it was she quietly informed them that it was a quotation from their honored William Penn, and the Elders went their way in silence!
It is painful to recur to this period of the life of Lucretia Mott—the period known as the Separation among Friends.
She discovered that her failure to cooperate with those who seemed to her to be