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Paine

Thomas. 1737--1809, American political pamphleteer, born in England. His works include the pamphlets Common Sense (1776) and Crisis (1776--83), supporting the American colonists' fight for independence; The Rights of Man (1791--92), a justification of the French Revolution; and The Age of Reason (1794--96), a defence of deism
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The American republic was itself an untried experiment that only partially answered to Paine's ideas, and hardly at all to those of the French radicals.
Paine, by contrast, stood firmly behind the French Revolution's utopian ideals.
Passenger air service at Paine Field will encourage economic development and give travelers here a more convenient and cheaper alternative to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and Bellingham International Airport, he said.
Not only that: The Great Debate argues that these ideas enter the American political bloodstream almost from the moment of the Founding, via the climactic public clash in the 1790s between Edmund Burke and Thomas Paine, the prime movers in a pamphlet war that convulsed and engaged readers on two continents.
A special virtue of his book is to elevate the case for Paine's view to a level of understanding it has never received from his supporters, so as to make it a worthy opponent of Burke's.
Today, Paine is known for his uncanny ability to work with industry partners and individual end users.
This stretch of unusual Paine is "an expression I once used" in the second line of
Against that, Paine and Bourgeois both address the essential rights and freedoms (think conscience) involved, cogently and clearly.
One occupant out working on his vehicle spotted Paine covered in blood and acting suspiciously.
IN A RIP-ROARING DEBATE IN the early 1790s, Thomas Paine and Edmund Burke fleshed out two distinct strains of liberalism whose differences continue to animate our political life today.
Paine top-scored for the Aussies in their warm-up match against Ireland in Dublin, making 81 and pouching three catches.
Born in Norfolk, Thomas Paine spent most of his adult life abroad.