Statistics for occurrence #1 of “New England” in chapter 1 of Bliss Perry, The American spirit in lierature: a chronicle of great interpreters:

...ce. They seem as miscellaneous as Kitchener's army. It is true that we can make certain distinctions. Virginia, as has often been said, was more like a continuation of English society, while New England represented a digression from English society. There were then, as now, stand-patters and progressives. It was the second class who, while retaining very conservative notions about property, de...
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Entity Corpus Doc Corpus Doc  
New England (United States) 12,382 160 0 0 0 user votes
New England (Georgia, United States) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes
New England (New Mexico, United States) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes
New England (Ohio, United States) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes
New England (Ohio, United States) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes
New England (Ohio, United States) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes
New England (Pennsylvania, United States) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes
New England (Pennsylvania, United States) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes
New England (West Virginia, United States) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes

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