Thomas Paine Really Had His Boots Laced-Up Tight!

This website contains these four works of Thomas Paine, pamphleteer, patriot, dreamer (1737–1809).

 

• COMMON SENSE
(1776)
Paine’s call to arms for America.

• THE AMERICAN CRISIS
(1776-77)
“These are the times that try men’s souls.”

• THE RIGHTS OF MAN
(1791-92)
Paine’s reply to an attack on the French Revolution by Edmund Burke.

• AGE OF REASON
(1794, 1795, 1807)
Paine’s biting Deist criticism of the Bible and the church. In three parts.

 

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