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Baths are just taken whenever one feels they need one, with a common tub or any other convenient article. And our health is not so much affected as some people might think. In preparing this study of the "plain people" the author has had opportunity to draw heavily from a general knowledge of them, by intimate contact mennonits otherwise, as well as from a rich store ot information to be found in numerous books and magazines, and such as issue from the pens of various contributors to the German folk societies.
These would be too numerous to mention here, though it is deemed fitting mennonit give general credit to them in this Want to meet amish or mennonite woman, since they justify many of our findings, and in turn they authenticate their own. ISN'T IT TRUE that the average person likes to know something mennonit or curious about the "other fellow," while assuming that there is little or nothing odd about himself?
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Jews, Catholics and the plain people alike prefer not to let any other faith get a hold on their off-spring until after they have lived through formative years.
The plain people garb themselves not in the manner of the Jew, whom they unconsciously imitate in many ways--as do all Christiansbut after the priests and nuns. The older leaders of the plain people imitated the Catholic clergyman in dress and in discipline, representative of a section of Europe following the Reformation.
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Belts, neckties, sweaters and caps are taboo. Their coats are without the usual well-known collar. Some wear capes in cold weather, or perhaps great overcoats; at any rate they are monstrous garments--covering all like the top of a buggy covers the individual.
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It is not compulsory for the young girls to wear their bonnets constantly, either at home, at school, or away from home. Necessary jewelry, even gold eye-glasses, is allowed. The young girls are expected not to want to own or wear gold watches. Aamish they use them, discipline would follow. Dress peculiarities grew out of an effort to follow Divine injunction, "Be not conformed to this world.
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But they wear dresses reaching to their shoe-tops, as soon as they are able to walk; a white cap, and white shoulder kerchief and a white apron add their unique touch.
Any children, neatly groomed to look like their parents at their hest, have a chance of looking "cute. There is only one style of wearing the hair among the Amish women, and that bears very little improvement. It is parted exactly in the middle and combed smoothly down toward the temples, where two plaits are started, carried around and gathered into a knot just under the edge of the white mull cap above the nape of the neck.
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If any of the young of the Old Amish marry outside the "faith," expulsion from membership will, and loss of inheritance may follow, unless the non-member also adopts the faith and garb. This applies only to the Meeting House Amish in cases where marriage takes place into womah which are not non-resistant.
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Five "Varieties. Then there are the "Peacheyites" named for one of their numberwho may wear a single suspender, if home-made.
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Plow Deep. They didn't merely scratch the surface like the "despised Yankee," or "scotch" the larger trees like the Scotch-Irish and wait a few years for the tree to die!
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Their Barns. Here he must store all his crops, and if the latter be bountiful as they usually are, the ro may be too small. Depending as to what sect he adheres to, the barn may be the "meeting place" for all of his neighbors of the same "meeting.
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The Moon plays a great part in the planting of the crops, placing of fence-posts, shingling of barns and houses, etc.
It is a recognized fact among scientists that there may be more to the lore relative to the ti, than they have yet found out. Certainly the crops and general results of moon observance among these and other Pennsylvania Germans is too well-known to get worked-up over.
The almanac, with all the signs of the zodiac, and all the special days of the year, has an important place in the home.
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In the barn-yard stood some sixty-five yellow canvas-covered wagons or buggies, as nearly alike amissh two peas in a pod. The sight was suggestive of a wagon-factory--all models of the same pattern. On inquiring from several of the owners, just how they distinguished one from another Sex personals Lake Guntersville Alabama nearly alike, one fellow replied: One said he could tell his wagon because the back of it was peppered full of shot-holes, a souvenir of a shooting-match his boys had one day Want to meet amish or mennonite woman home--too near the barn.
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It is rare that money is withheld if one needs it, and inquires from one who has it to spare.