Other editions - View all
abbe advantage Ameri America animates America appear arms army assembly bank become Britain British British parliament called campaign cause character charter circumstances civil list colonies committee COMMON SENSE congress conquer conquest consequence constitution continent court crown declaration defence depend duty endeavor enemy England equal Europe expense former fort Washington France give hath Hessians honor hundred idea independence interest justice king land laws letter likewise London company lord lord Hillsborough lord Shelburne mankind manner matter means ment millions mind ministry nation nature never New-York object obliged opinion ourselves parliament party peace Pennsylvania persons petitions Philadelphia politics pounds sterling present principles proclamation produced Quakers quit-rents quota reason ruin Spain suffer suppose taxes thing THOMAS PAINE thousand tion tories trade treaty United Virginia Wherefore whig whole
Page 65 - These are the times that try men's souls. The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot, will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of their country, but he that stands it now deserves the love and thanks of man and woman.
Page 27 - He will take your sons and appoint them for himself, for his chariots and to be his horsemen; and some shall run before his chariots.
Page 26 - Gideon, Rule thou over us, both thou, and thy son, and thy son's son also: for thou hast delivered us from the hand of Midian. 23 And Gideon said unto them, I will not rule over you, neither shall my son rule over you : the LORD shall rule over you.
Page 39 - O ye that love mankind! Ye that dare oppose not only the tyranny but the tyrant, stand forth! Every spot of the old world is over-run with oppression. Freedom hath been hunted round the Globe. Asia and Africa have long expelled her. Europe regards her like a stranger, and England hath given her warning to depart. O! receive the fugitive, and prepare in time an asylum for mankind.
Page 33 - The sun never shined on a cause of greater worth. Tis not the affair of a city, a county, a province, or a kingdom, but of a continent — of at least one eighth part of the habitable globe. Tis not the concern of a day, a year, or an age; posterity are virtually involved in the contest, and will be more or less affected, even to the end of time, by the proceedings now.
Page 26 - And said unto him, Behold, thou art old, and thy sons walk not in thy ways: now make us a king to judge us like all the nations.
Page 302 - Nor can any man, who acknowledges the being of God, be justly deprived or abridged of any civil right as a citizen, on account of his religious sentiments or peculiar mode of religious worship...
Page 33 - For never can true reconcilement grow Where wounds of deadly hate have pierced so deep...