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Origin of purity
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The family also believed that inbreeding was central to both preserving the family fortune and ensuring “purity of blood.”
Wilson explained that, unlike some of the other forms of early religion, Pauline Christianity had been based on purity.
I don’t think that happened in the ‘90s and the ‘80s and I wonder if there’s a purity to that that I envy sometimes.How Aidy Bryant Stealthily Became Your Favorite ‘Saturday Night Live’ Star|Kevin Fallon|October 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Will it strive for purity or aim for as big a tent as possible?Populists Go Down in Battle for the Soul of the Democratic Party|David Freedlander|September 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But it certainly has something to sell: a sense of security and a particular vision of purity.
Justice was administered between man and man with an exactness and purity not before known.
He felt himself caught up for a moment into the purity of her eyes, and looking into them he came close to her.The Dull Miss Archinard|Anne Douglas Sedgwick
History has proved the impossibility of its retaining its purity for half a century.Olla Podrida|Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat)
Was not Emerson, so far as purity of life is concerned, the equal of any true believer?The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 6 (of 12)|Robert G. Ingersoll
Surely, I thought, no suppression of their growth can be essential to their loveliness and truth and purity!Lilith|George MacDonald
c.1200, from Old French purete "simple truth," earlier purte (12c., Modern French pureté), from Late Latin puritatem (nominative puritas) "cleanness, pureness," from Latin purus "clean, pure, unmixed; chaste, undefiled" (see pure (adj.)).