"It is said that he once had a sore toe that so annoyed him that he went to the woodpile and chopped it off with an axe, quoting the Scripture, 'If thy foot offend thee, cut it off.'"
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"If, during his daily walk, he met any children flying kites, playing marbles, or whirling peg tops, he would buy the toys from them and exhort them not to gamble or indulge in vain sport."
"The society would permit no books of fiction in its collection because the town fathers believed that fiction 'worketh abomination and maketh a lie.'"
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