To look at the tawny brawn of his lithe snaky limbs, you would almost have credited the superstitions of some of the earlier Puritans, and half-believed this wild Indian to be a son of the Prince of the Powers of the Air.
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The Pilgrims who we remember on Thanksgiving were Puritans.
In Puritan England, about 300 years ago, it was against the law to wear the color red.