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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
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nonconformist
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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
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  • The family continued all of the Church of England till about the end of Charles the Second’s reign, when some of the ministers that had been outed for nonconformity holding conventicles in Northamptonshire, Benjamin and Josiah adhered to them, and so continued all their lives: the rest of the family remained with the Episcopal Church.

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  • the old stubborn nonconformist spirit of the early settlers
  • If there is anything the nonconformist hates worse than a conformist, it’s another nonconformist who doesn’t conform to the prevailing standard of nonconformity.
    Bill Vaughan

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