Definition of Thomas paine
1. Noun. American Revolutionary leader and pamphleteer (born in England) who supported the American colonist's fight for independence and supported the French Revolution (1737-1809).
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1. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner, Hamilton Wright Mabie, Lucia Isabella Gilbert Runkle, George H Warner (1902)
"thomas paine (1737-1809) iH ETHER, as he himself believed, his services to the cause of American independence deserved to be mentioned with those of ..."
2. Universal Pronouncing Dictionary of Biography and Mythology by Joseph Thomas (1901)
"Hx, "Life of thomas paine," 1814; G. CHALMERS, ... G. VALE, "Life of Thomas Paine," 1841 : W. T ... Life of thomas paine," 1819; ..."
3. The Poems of Philip Freneau: Poet of the American Revolution by Philip Morin Freneau, Fred Lewis Pattee (1907)
"STANZAS ON THE DECEASE OF thomas paine Who died at New-York, on the 8th of June, 18091 Princes and kings decay and die And, instant, rise again: But this is ..."
4. The Poems of Philip Freneau: Poet of the American Revolution by Philip Morin Freneau, Fred Lewis Pattee (1907)
"18091 Princes and kings decay and die And, instant, rise again: But this is not the case, trust me, With men like thomas paine. In vain the democratic host ..."
5. The Writings of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson (1904)
"Accept, then, with my adieux, my best wishes for a safe and happy return to your native country and the assurances of my respect. TO thomas paine ..."
6. The Writings of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson (1904)
"TO thomas paine. WASHINGTON, March 18, 1801. DEAR SIR,—Your letters of October the 1st, 4th, 6th, and 16th, came duly to hand, and the papers which they ..."
7. The Writings of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson (1904)
"TO thomas paine. WASHINGTON, June 5, 1805. DEAR SIR,—Your letters, Nos. 1, 2, 3, the last of them dated April the 2oth, were received April the 2 6th. ..."