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A Puritan minister incited fury by pushing inoculation against a smallpox epidemicAcross the Charles River in Boston, where the smallpox outbreak had begun, the board of health chairman wasn’t so mild.
Pipes continued to appear upon the stage until its abolition (in company with the Prayer Book) by the Puritan rulers.
The Puritan Mission has civilised him and hundreds on hundreds more, and I wish the parsons had done just half as much.
THE CHEQUERSJAMES RUNCIMAN
The persecution under which Jonson suffered was due to the steady growth of Puritan principles.
The fires of the Puritan faction had smouldered out; those of the Jacobite frenzy had hardly had time to rekindle.
At this period the alchemist is represented by his descendant as a Puritan impregnated with the secret doctrine of Robert Fludd.
DEVIL-WORSHIP IN FRANCEARTHUR EDWARD WAITE
Such are the facts of the case itself, as related by the New England Puritan writers themselves.
In the northern colonies the puritan element was strong, and the chief sources of wealth were commerce and farming.
This the King, under the guidance of his Puritan Councillors, proceeded to do in the most conciliatory and least offensive way.
Thanksgiving Day was represented by Dora, dressed as a Puritan maiden, carrying a basket of apples and a sheaf of wheat.

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