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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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Cyclopaedia of American literature, by E. A. and G. L ..., Volume 1; Volume 85

Evert Augustus Duyckinck - 1866
...Tis dcarness only that gives every thing its value. Heaven knows liow to set n proper price 1.|юп its goods; and it would be strange indeed, if so celestial an article as Knttoosi should not be • S>nme time before his death, he became vf ry melancholy— »abject to stmngo...
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The Life of Horace Greeley: Founder of the New York Tribune, with Extended ...

Lurton Dunham Ingersoll - 1873 - 688 pages
...of our revolutiary era, "we esteem 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 price paid for the maintenance of the American Union, with freedom for all its inhabitants, was...
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The Writings of Thomas Paine, Volume 1

Thomas Paine - 1894
...we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly : it is dearness only that gives every thing its value. Heaven knows how to put a proper price upon its goods...US in ALL CASES WHATSOEVER," and if being bound in tliat manner, is not slavery, then is there not such a thing as slavery upon earth. Even the expression...
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american prose

george rice carpenter - 1898
...What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly: it is dearness only that gives every thing its value. Heaven knows how to put a proper price upon its goods;...declared that she has a right (not only to TAX) but " to BINT) us in ALL CASES WHATSOEVER," and if being bound in that manner, is not slavery, then there is...
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The Ridpath Library of Universal Literature ...: A Biographical ..., Volume 18

John Clark Ridpath - 1898
...we esteem too lightly ; 'tis dearness only that gives everything its value. Heaven knows how to set a proper price upon its goods ; and it would be strange,...has a right not only to tax, but to "bind us in all eases whatsoever ;" and if being boundm that manner is not slavery, then there is not such a thing...
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American Prose: Selections

George Rice Carpenter - 1898 - 465 pages
...we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly : it is dearness only that gives every thing its value. Heaven knows how to put a proper price upon its goods...enforce her tyranny, has declared that she has a right (riot only to . TAX) but " to BIND us in ALL CASES WHATSOEVER," and if being bound in that manner,...
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The American Monthly Magazine, Volume 12

1898
...easily conquered. Yet we have this consolation, what we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly. * * Heaven knows how to put a proper price upon its goods ; and it would indeed seem strange if so celestial an article as freedom should not be highly rated. ***** "I love...
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Thomas Paine

Ellery Sedgwick - 1899 - 150 pages
...esteem too lightly; 'tis dearness only that gives everything its I value. Heaven knows how to put a I ^w proper price upon its goods ; and it would be strange...an article as FREEDOM should not be highly rated." The next night Washington crossed the Delaware. His little army lost four men and took a thousand prisoners....
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The World's Great Masterpieces: History, Biography, Science ..., Volume 16

1901
...the thoughts of its necessity. THE AMERICAN CONDITION AT THE CLOSE OF 1776. (From " The Crisis.") f so celestial an article as Freedom should not be highly...right not only to tax, but to - bind us in all cases whatnever ; " and if being bound in that manner is not slavery, then there is not such a thing as slavery...
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International Library of Masterpieces, Literature, Art and Rare ..., Volume 23

Harry Thurston Peck - 1901
...we esteem too lightly : 't is dearness only that gives everything its value. Heaven knows how to set a proper price upon its goods; and it would be strange, indeed, it BO celestial an article as Freedom should not be highly rated. Britain, with an army to enforce...
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