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Puritanism prolonged in America the medieval Christian view of the world and of human destiny. It taught men to distrust their nat ...
It is a world completely rotten with wealth, power, senility, indifference, puritanism and mental hygiene, poverty and waste, tech ...
If psychoanalysis emerged just before World War I to deal with the repressions of Puritanism, the hedonistic age has its counterpa ...
There is a hearty Puritanism in the view of human nature which pervades the instrument of 1787. It is the work of men who believed ...
The sure characteristic of a sound and strong mind is, to find, in everything, those certain bounds, quos ultra citrave nequit con ...
I wish the English still possessed a shred of the old sense of humour which Puritanism, and dyspepsia, and newspaper reading, and ...
Prostitution, although hounded, imprisoned, and chained, is nevertheless the greatest triumph of Puritanism.
Puritanism, in whatever expression, is a poisonous germ. On the surface everything may look strong and vigorous; yet the poison wo ...
Hawthorne--like Poe--became a kind of virtuoso in the fiction of the inner life: the only novelist from New England as subtle as E ...
The most serious charge which can be brought against New England is not Puritanism but February.
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