Examples of usage:

  1. Tess, ever since you told me of that child of ours, it is just as if my feelings, which have been flowing in a strong puritanical stream, had suddenly found a way open in the direction of you, and had all at once gushed through. "Tess of the d'Urbervilles A Pure Woman" by Thomas Hardy
  2. They described the life as puritanical. "The Red Conspiracy" by Joseph J. Mereto
  3. The launch was manned by eight men, and officered by the first mate,- a grim, Puritanical, practical New Englander, if I may use such a term to describe a pirate, of great courage, experience, and physical strength. "Drift from Two Shores" by Bret Harte
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