Forasmuch as the feast of the nativity of Christ, Easter, Whitsuntide, and other festivals, commonly called holy-days, have been heretofore superstitiously used and observed; be it ordained, that the said feasts, and all other festivals, commonly called holy-days, be no longer observed as festivals; any law, statute, custom, constitution, or canon, to the contrary in anywise not withstanding.

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Puritan law passed in the British Parliament (8 Jun 1647)

Quoted in Daniel Neal, The History of the Puritans, Vol. 2 (1837).

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