Some articles on puritan society, puritan:
... In the Puritan Society in which Bradstreet lived, women, who were seen as inferior, were expected to serve their husbands and homes obediently in ... This idea of danger and inferiority stemmed from the Puritan thought that women had a piece of Eve’s impurity and sin within themselves ... Marriage was a big role in the lives of Puritan women ...
Famous quotes containing the words society and/or puritan:
“T is worse, and tragic, that no man is fit for society who has fine traits. At a distance he is admired, but bring him hand to hand, he is a cripple.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)
“A puritan is a person who pours righteous indignation into the wrong things.”
—Gilbert Keith Chesterton (18741936)