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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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A History of American Literature

William B. Cairns - 1912 - 502 pages
...What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly: it is dearness only that gives everything its value. Heaven knows how to put a proper price upon its goods;...indeed if so celestial an article as FREEDOM should Dot be highly rated. After peace was declared, Paine went abroad. He was outlawed from England on account...
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Modern Rationalism as Seen at Work in Its Biographies

Henry Lewis - 1913 - 418 pages
...What we obtain too cheap, 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 example of Joan of Arc is appealed to, and an ardent wish is expressed that " heaven might inspire...
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American Literature

John Calvin Metcalf - 1914 - 415 pages
...What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly; it is 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 Federalist": Hamilton; Madison; Jay. — Less popular and less immediately influential than Paine's...
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American Literature

Roy Bennett Pace - 1915 - 281 pages
...dearness only that gives every thing its value. Heaven knows how to put a proper price upon its goods ; 10 and it would be strange indeed if so celestial an...that she has a right (not only to tax) but " TO BIND MS in ALL CASES WHATSOEVER," and if being bound in that manner, is not slavery, then there 15 is not...
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An American History

Eleanor E. Riggs - 1916 - 526 pages
...to continue the good work. He wrote, " The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph, — Heaven knows how to put a proper price upon its goods...an article as Freedom should not be highly rated." Many other enthusiastic phrases occurred. This pamphlet proved to be a wonderful inspiration. Washington...
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Junius Finally Discovered

William H. Graves - 1917 - 193 pages
...we obtain too cheaply, we esteem too lightly; it is 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.' Washington ordered the 'Crisis' read aloud to every regiment of the army. "The effect was magical....
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Builders of Democracy

Edwin Almiron Greenlaw - 1918 - 339 pages
...dearness only that gives everything its value. Heaven knows how to put a proper price upon its goods; it would be strange indeed, if so celestial an article...her tyranny, has declared that she has a right, not miiiiiiiiiiiiiimiiiiiiiiiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimiiiiiiiii...
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Catholic World, Volume 107

1918
...What we obtain too cheaply we esteem too lightly; it is 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." Paine's Common Sense is lauded as a forerunner of our Declaration of Independence. It was such only...
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The Bookman: A Literary Journal, Volume 47

1918
...What we obtain too cheaply we esteem too lightly: it is dearness only that gives everything its value. Heaven knows how to put a proper price upon its goods;...would be strange indeed if so celestial an article as frrnlnm should not be highly rated. • • • Thomas Paine is too little known in America, even among...
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History of American Literature

Leonidas Warren Payne - 1919 - 416 pages
...What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly: it is 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. This is good, strong prose. The steady flow of the language and the nervous energy of the thought give...
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