Of course, they might have a thrashing sometimes for letting their fancy run away with them and to teach them their place, but no more; in fact, even this isn’t necessary as they castigate themselves, for they are very conscientious: some perform this service for one another and others chastise themselves with their own hands….
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She praises and castigates without hesitation.
The Puritans objected to ornaments and ritual in the churches as idolatrous... which they castigated as "popish pomp and rags."
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