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" Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered; yet we have this consolation with us, that the harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly: it is dearness only that gives everything its value. "
An American Bible - Page 83
edited by - 1918 - 372 pages
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Cobbett's Political Register, Volume 35

1820
...esteem too lightly: it is dearness " only that gives every thing its value. " Heaven knows how to set a proper " price upon its goods ; and it would be " strange indeed, if so celestial an arti" cle as freedom should not be highly " rated." PAINE'S Cnisis^No. II. TO THE REFORMERS OF ENGLAND,...
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Cobbett's Weekly Political Register, Volume 35

William Cobbett - 1820
...esteem too lightly: it is dearness " only that gives every thing its value. "Heaven knows how to set a proper " price upon its goods ; and it would be " strange indeed, if so celestial an arti" cle as freedom should not be highly " rated." PAINE'S CRISIS, No. if. TO THE REFORMERS OF ENGLAND,...
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The Political Writings of Thomas Paine: Secretary to the Committee ..., Volume 1

Thomas Paine - 1824
...What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly: 'tis dearness only that gives every thing its value. Heaven knows how to put a proper price upon its goods...has a right (not only to TAX) but " to BIND us in AIA CASES WHATSOEvER," and if being bound in that manner, is not slavery, then is there not such a...
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The political works of Thomas Paine

Thomas Paine - 1826 - 425 pages
...What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly : 'Tis dearness only that gives every thing its value. Heaven knows how to put a proper price upon its goods ; and it would be strange indeed, il so celestial an article as FREEDOM should not be highly rated. Britain, with an aripy to enforce...
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The Political Writings of Thomas Paine: To which is Prefixed a ..., Volume 1

Thomas Paine - 1835
...What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly : 'tis dearness only that gives every thing its value. Heaven knows how to put a proper price upon its goods...that she has a right (not only to TAX) but " to BIND its in ALL CASES WHATSOEVER," and if being bound in that manner, is not slavery, then is there not...
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Cyclopaedia of American literature, by E. A. and G. L ..., Volume 1; Volume 62

Evert Augustus Duyckinck - 1855
...esteem too lightly : — Tis dearucss only that gives every thing its value. Heaven knows now to set a proper price upon its goods; and it would be strange indeed, if so celestial aa article os FBEEDOM should not be * Some time before his dcnth. 1m became verv melancholy — enbject...
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The Paine Festival: Celebration of the 119th Anniversary of the Birth-day of ...

Cincinnati (Ohio). Committee of Arrangements for the Paine Festival - 1856 - 35 pages
...'• Heaven knows how to put a proper price upon its goods," he says, in this remarkable production, " and it would be strange indeed, if so celestial an article as FREEDOM should not be highly rated." " I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength by distress, and grow brave by...
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Cyclopaedia of American Literature: Embracing Personal and ..., Volume 1

Evert Augustus Duyckinck, George Long Duyckinck - 1856 - 694 pages
...— Tis dearness only that gives every thing its value. Heaven knows how to set a proper price u|K>n its goods; and it would be strange indeed, if so celestial an article as FREEDOM should not bo • Some time before his death, lie became very melancholy — subject to strange imaginations—...
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The Paine Festival: Celebration of the 119th Anniversary of the Birth-day of ...

Cincinnati. Committee of Arrangements [for the Paine Festival] - 1856 - 35 pages
..." Heaven knows how to put a proper price upon its goods," he says, in this remarkable production, " and it would be strange indeed, if so celestial an article as FRKEDOM should not be highly rated." " I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength...
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Thomas Paine: a Celebration: Delivered in the First Congregational Church ...

Moncure Daniel Conway - 1860 - 15 pages
...What we obtain too cheap we estimate too lightly ; 'tis dearness only that gives everything its value. Heaven knows how to put a proper price upon its goods...an article as Freedom should not be highly rated." The opening sentence, These are the times that try men's souls, became the watchword of the battle...
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