Religion: Moving Spirit

Down the aisle dividing the men and women in the Matinecock Meeting House in Glen Cove. L. I. marched satin-gowned Florence Elizabeth Willits and Isaac Hicks Cocks. They sat down on a plain wooden bench facing 200 guests. For several minutes there was no sound in the ancient frame building. At length, when the spirit moved them, Florence Willits and Isaac Cocks rose and faced each other. The man took the girl's hand, declared he would take her for his wife. The girl repeated the pledge. Then they sat down. Thereupon everyone present signed...

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