- As for the lives of one’s neighbours, if one wishes to be a prig or a Puritan, one can flaunt one’s moral views about them, but they are not one’s concern.
- Yes: there was to be, as Lord Henry had prophesied, a new Hedonism that was to recreate life, and to save it from that harsh, uncomely puritanism that is having, in our own day, its curious revival.
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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.
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