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Puritans
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Twelfth Night
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  • Marry, sir, sometimes he is a kind of Puritan.
  • What, for being a Puritan? thy exquisite reason, dear knight?
  • The devil a Puritan that he is, or anything constantly but a time-pleaser: an affectioned ass that cons state without book and utters it by great swarths; the best persuaded of himself, so crammed, as he thinks, with excellences, that it is his grounds of faith that all that look on him love him; and on that vice in him will my revenge find notable cause to work.

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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.
    Sharon M. Draper  --  Tears of a Tiger

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