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Writings of Thomas Paine - Volume 4 (1794-1796): the Age of Reason

Writings of Thomas Paine - Volume 4 (1794-1796): the Age of Reason

This is a free textbook that is offered by Amazon for reading on a Kindle. Anybody can read Kindle books—even without a Kindle device—with the free Kindle app for smartphones and tablets. Download the app for your device and start reading for free. ‘This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers.’ ' IN the opening year, 1793, when revolutionary France had beheaded its king, the wrath turned next upon the King of kings, by whose grace every tyrant claimed to reign. But eventualities had brought among them a great English and American heart—Thomas Paine. He had pleaded for Louis Caper—"Kill the king but spare the man." Now he pleaded,—"Disbelieve in the King of kings, but do not confuse with that idol the Father of Mankind!" In Paine's... Show More

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