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Puritans
used in The Witch of Blackbird Pond

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English Protestants who in the 16th and 17th centuries wanted more purity and less ritual in worship, and who stressed hard work above pleasure

(a Protestant is any of the Western Christian religious denominations that broke off from the Catholic Church. In the US, the bets known are Baptists, Methodists, Presbyterians, and Episcopalians.)
  • "It's these Puritans," Kit sighed. "I'll never understand them. Why do they want life to be so solemn?"
    p. 128.2
Puritans = English Protestants who in the 16th and 17th centuries thought there were too many rituals in worship and who stressed hard work above pleasure
  • You are not a Puritan then?
    p. 12.1
  • Puritan = any of the English Protestants who in the 16th and 17th centuries thought there were too many rituals in worship and who stressed hard work above pleasure
  • Puritan? You mean a Roundhead? One of those traitors who murdered King Charles?
    p. 12.1
  • Puritan = any of the English Protestants who in the 16th and 17th centuries thought there were too many rituals in worship and who stressed hard work above pleasure
  • But instead she fell in love with a Puritan and ran away to America without her father's blessing.
    p. 20.4
  • Puritan = any of the English Protestants who in the 16th and 17th centuries thought there were too many rituals in worship and who stressed hard work above pleasure
  • The Puritan service seemed to her as plain and unlovely as the bare board walls of the Meeting House.
    p. 53.2
  • Puritan = related to English Protestants who in the 16th and 17th centuries wanted more purity and less ritual in worship, and who stressed hard work above pleasure

    (a Protestant is any of the Western Christian religious denominations that broke off from the Catholic Church. In the US, the bets known are Baptists, Methodists, Presbyterians, and Episcopalians.)
  • But today she had had too sharp a lesson in the retribution of this Puritan Colony.
    p. 173.2
  • Puritan = related to English Protestants who in the 16th and 17th centuries wanted more purity and less ritual in worship, and who stressed hard work above pleasure

    (a Protestant is any of the Western Christian religious denominations that broke off from the Catholic Church. In the US, the bets known are Baptists, Methodists, Presbyterians, and Episcopalians.)
  • There was no holiday in this Puritan town, no feasting, no gifts.
    p. 234.6
Puritan = related to English Protestants who in the 16th and 17th centuries wanted more purity and less ritual in worship, and who stressed hard work above pleasure

(a Protestant is any of the Western Christian religious denominations that broke off from the Catholic Church. In the US, the bets known are Baptists, Methodists, Presbyterians, and Episcopalians.)
There are no more uses of "Puritans" in The Witch of Blackbird Pond.

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