Oliver Cromwell is in history much less the leader of Puritanism than the tamer of Puritanism.
"A Short History of England" by G. K. Chesterton
The King retains Puritan councillors, who are kindly disposed to the Massachusetts Bay Puritans.
"The Loyalists of America and Their Times, Vol. 1 of 2" by Egerton Ryerson
As the middle-class experience implied the Protestant theory of religion, it implied the Puritan conception of morals and conduct.
"Beginnings of the American People" by Carl Lotus Becker
Under one form or another Puritanism is to be found in almost all religions, and in many systems of philosophy.
"Milton" by Sir Walter Alexander Raleigh
Coldness and Reserve of the Descendants of the Puritans accounted for.
"A Treatise on Domestic Economy" by Catherine Esther Beecher
Compare the Puritan of Milton's boyhood with the Puritan of the Civil War.
"Teachers' Outlines for Studies in English" by Gilbert Sykes Blakely
God's Word, as the Puritan prophets of that time had read it: this was great, and all else was little to him.
"The Best of the World's Classics, Vol. V (of X) - Great Britain and Ireland III" by Various
We are now, it is constantly said, an incurably Puritanic people.
"Appreciations and Criticisms of the Works of Charles Dickens" by G. K. Chesterton
The strict observance of Sunday as a holy day was one of the characteristics of the Puritans.
"Home Life in Colonial Days" by Alice Morse Earle
From this date his severity towards the Puritans increased.
"The Cathedral Church of Canterbury [2nd ed.]." by Hartley Withers
Mary Stuart was given in charge to the Puritan Lord Huntingdon.
"History of the English People" by John Richard Green
He had broken with Puritanism, and England was growing more Puritan every day.
"History of the English People, Volume V (of 8)" by John Richard Green
We see the Puritan divine, the Puritan soldier, becoming the Puritan statesman.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 61, No. 378, April, 1847" by Various
The old strict bitterness and narrowness of Puritanism had been softened and refined away.
"A Little Girl in Old Boston" by Amanda Millie Douglas
Fire arose, nodded to the little Puritan on the sofa, took the arm of her escort, and walked away.
"Cruel As The Grave" by Mrs. Emma D. E. N. Southworth
Though Puritan children had few recreations and amusements, they must have enjoyed a very cheerful, happy home life.
"Customs and Fashions in Old New England" by Alice Morse Earle
Puritan marriage.+ The Puritan sects made marriage more secular, as the Romish Church made it more ecclesiastical.
"Folkways" by William Graham Sumner
These men were bitter in their denunciation of the Puritan government.
"The Fathers of New England" by Charles M. Andrews
When some of the leading men of the London Company pleaded with James for the Puritans, the King lent a ready ear.
"Virginia under the Stuarts 1607-1688" by Thomas J. Wertenbaker
The doctor's servile adulation of the minister gave even great offence to the over-zealous puritans.
"Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 3 (of 3)" by Isaac Disraeli
My Puritan training
Has kept me from going
To dramas in which
Little Olga was showing.
"Footlight Motifs" by Franklin Pierce Adams
What if no puritanic strain
Confines him to the nice?
He will not pass this way or again
Or hunger for you twice.
"To A Brown Girl" by Countee Cullen
Where Puritan, and Cavalier,
With shout and psalm contended;
And Rupert's oath, and Cromwell's prayer,
With battle-thunder blended.
"The Exiles. 1660" by John Greenleaf Whittier
For ruth and chivalry only slept,
His Saxon manhood the yeoman kept;
Quicker or slower, the same blood ran
In the Cavalier and the Puritan.
"How The Women Went From Dover" by John Greenleaf Whittier
Hold fast your Puritan heritage,
But let the free thought of the age
Its light and hope and sweetness add
To the stern faith the fathers had.
"Haverhill" by John Greenleaf Whittier
The food was scant, the fruits were few
A red-streak glistening here and there;
Perchance in statelier precincts grew
Some stern old Puritanic pear.
"The New Eden" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
Why the Puritans found the holiday suspect—and we should, too.
Winthrop and his fellow passengers were Puritans, and for Puritans life in England was especially hard.
Ah, the simple pleasures of 17th-century Puritan life.
A Puritan Pulp Hero by Robert E Howard.
America's most puritanical wild woman.
Edwards the victim of political Puritanism .
Banished from Massachusetts, the Puritan minister originated a principle that remains contentious to this day—separation of church and state.
Publisher Who Fought Puritanism, and Won.
Puritan and Schaefer shooting west Detroit 3.
Pilgrims and Puritans, naturally, hated the water, but by the turn of the century certain pleasures had been rediscovered.
Perhaps We're Less Puritanical.
But in France, we are perhaps less puritanical than Americans about sexual matters.
Using the "destruction of our kids" argument is just part of the puritanical crusade in America to eliminate all adult pleasures while eroding some of our country's most basic constitutional privileges.
Puritans' passion: Band riffs off Prince Charles ' wedding.
"I think I ended up being the scarlet woman partly because of my rather puritanical upbringing and beliefs," she once said.