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Englisch-Deutsch Übersetzungen für das Wort: Puritan

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Puritaner {m}Maskulinum (der) (sittenstrenge Person) puritan
Puritaner {m}Maskulinum (der) (sittenstrenge Person) Puritan
Puritaner {m}Maskulinum (der) [relig., hist.] Puritan
prüder Mensch {m}Maskulinum (der) puritan
prüder Mensch {m}Maskulinum (der) Puritan
(übertrieben) sittenstreng puritan
puritanisch (sittenstreng) puritan
puritanisch [relig., hist.] Puritan
(ausgesprochen / sehr) prüde puritan
puritanische Strenge {f}Femininum (die) Puritan austerity
(übertriebene) Sittenstrenge {f}Femininum (die) Puritan austerity
Puritanerfamilie {f}Femininum (die) [relig.] Puritan family
Puritaner-Staat {m}Maskulinum (der) [hist.] (Spitzname für Massachusetts, USA) Puritan State [hist.] (nickname of Massachusetts)
Puritanerfamilie {f}Femininum (die) [relig., his.] Puritan family


Plato has himself admitted, in the earlier part of the Republic, that the arts might have the effect of harmonizing as well as of enervating the mind; but in the Tenth Book he regards them through a Stoic or Puritan medium.
Enjolras, as the reader knows, had something of the Spartan and of the Puritan in his composition.
But, in that early severity of the Puritan character, an inference of this kind could not so indubitably be drawn.
Lastly, in lieu of these shifting scenes, came back the rude market-place of the Puritan settlement, with all the townspeople assembled, and levelling their stern regards at Hester Prynne—yes, at herself—who stood on the scaffold of the pillory, an infant on her arm, and the letter A, in scarlet, fantastically embroidered with gold thread, upon her bosom.
It may seem marvellous that, with the world before her—kept by no restrictive clause of her condemnation within the limits of the Puritan settlement, so remote and so obscure—free to return to her birth-place, or to any other European land, and there hide her character and identity under a new exterior, as completely as if emerging into another state of being—and having also the passes of the dark, inscrutable forest open to her, where the wildness of her nature might assimilate itself with a people whose customs and life were alien from the law that had condemned her—it may seem marvellous that this woman should still call that place her home, where, and where only, she must needs be the type of shame.
Continually, and in a thousand other ways, did she feel the innumerable throbs of anguish that had been so cunningly contrived for her by the undying, the ever-active sentence of the Puritan tribunal.
The pine-trees, aged, black, and solemn, and flinging groans and other melancholy utterances on the breeze, needed little transformation to figure as Puritan elders; the ugliest weeds of the garden were their children, whom Pearl smote down and uprooted most unmercifully.
The brilliancy might have be fitted Aladdin's palace rather than the mansion of a grave old Puritan ruler.
Hester caught hold of Pearl, and drew her forcibly into her arms, confronting the old Puritan magistrate with almost a fierce expression.
In pursuance of this resolve, he took up his residence in the Puritan town as Roger Chillingworth, without other introduction than the learning and intelligence of which he possessed more than a common measure.

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