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  • The churches have always done it, and the political orators—and I suppose I do it when I call Mrs. Bogart a ’Puritan’ and Mr. Stowbody a ’capitalist.’
  • Your Middlewest is double-Puritan—prairie Puritan on top of New England Puritan; bluff frontiersman on the surface, but in its heart it still has the ideal of Plymouth Rock in a sleet-storm.
  • Your Middlewest is double-Puritan—prairie Puritan on top of New England Puritan; bluff frontiersman on the surface, but in its heart it still has the ideal of Plymouth Rock in a sleet-storm.
  • Your Middlewest is double-Puritan—prairie Puritan on top of New England Puritan; bluff frontiersman on the surface, but in its heart it still has the ideal of Plymouth Rock in a sleet-storm.
  • Don’t you never use a word like that again!" wailed the outraged Puritan.

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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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