Puritanism Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Puritanism


  1. Alden, Oliver too inhibited by his puritanical background to enjoy the normal life of a young man. [Am. Lit.: Santayana The Last Puritan in Magill I, 497]
  2. Brother Jonathan 17th-century British nickname for Puritans. [Am. Hist.: Hart, 110]
  3. Brush, George Marvin strait-laced salesman tries to impose his rules of conduct on others. [Am. Lit.: Wilder Heaven’s My Destination in Magill I, 357]