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"You know, this isn't helping convince people you're not a witch."
A portrait of an early modern woman
Puppet Show from the Stocks
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Branded A and B
Tags:historical literature, public shaming, hawthorne, nathaniel hawthorne, the scarlet letter, historical fiction, revenge, taking revenge, infidelity, extramarital affairs, humiliating, humiliation, public humiliation, puritan, puritans, salem, adulterer, adulterers, affair, affairs, inequality, misogyny, misogynist, misogynists, scorned, outcast, outcasts, branding, branded
'Oh,no, not again!'
'Don't worry, nobody pays attention to print media.'
"I'm fine. She's just a prude."
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'For God's sake, Elias - it's 1645! If you don't let me out by 1700, the dinner will be ruined!'
"It was lent anonymously."
Tags:puritan, puritans, puritanical, art donor, art donors, art donation, art donations, art gallery, art galleries, art exhibit, art exhibits, art exhibition, art exhibitions, art history, satyr, satyrs, faun, fauns, bacchanalia, bacchian rite, bacchian rites, greek myth, greek myths, classical myth, classical myths, classical mythology, greek mythology, moralistic, moralism, pietistic, art critic, art critics, art criticism, art history
"And a twist of yam."
Tags:thanskgiving, bar, bars, pubs, pub, bartender, bartenders, pilgrim, pilgrims, mayflower, plymouth, plymouth rock, christopher, columbus, settler, settlers, colonists, colonist, colony, colonies, massachusetts, puritan, puritans, english, 13 colonies, fashion, fashions, style, styles, men's fashion, yam, yams, martini, martinis, twist of lime, twist of lemon, history, historian, historians, american history
"That's the deal for Manhattan. If you have to ask how much for the Hamptons, you can't afford it."
Tags:hamptons, holiday destination, holiday destinations, vacation, vacations, holiday, holidays, home, homes, wealth, wealthy, wealthiness, fortune, fortunes, native american, native americans, indian, indians, puritan, puritans, pilgrim, pilgrims, colonizer, colonizers, coloniser, colonisers, wealth inequality, economic inequality, financial inequality, asking price, land treaty, land sale, land sales, land treaties, us history, american history, new world
'You're in luck we bring multi-culturalism.'
'You're in charge of Homeland Security...do something.'
Come here often?
'There goes civilization as we know it.'
"Thanks for showing me how to grow food, but I really wanted to know where to find the best sales."
The First Thanksgiving
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Details at Eleven
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"I've been in the doghouse ever since I tried to get my mother-in-law hanged as a witch."
Tags:witch hunt, witch hunts, witch-hunt, witch-hunts, witch trial, witch trials, puritan, puritans, salem, salem witch trials, us history, american history, u.s. history, mother in law, mother-in-law, family life, doghouse, wife, wives, husband, husbands, married life, married couple, husband, husbands, in the doghouse, witch, witches, false accusation, false accusations, in laws, in-laws, inlaws, extended family, witchhunt, witchhunts
'I don't like this!'
'As a token of friendship we present to you this sacred albino fawn.' 'We sailed all the way across the Atlantic Ocean, and all you have is light deer?!'
"Why can't you be more like little Hester Prynne? She's getting straight A's."
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"I think he's inviting us to turkey dinner."