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By M. Michelle Jarrett Morris

The Puritans weren't as busy policing their pals’ habit as Nathaniel Hawthorne or many early American historians might have us think. preserving their very own families in line occupied an excessive amount of in their time. less than loved ones govt unearths that family took at the position of watchdogs in issues of sexual indiscretion.

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