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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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The Call to Young India

Lajpat Rai (Lala) - 1920 - 350 pages
...everything its value. Heaven knows how to set a proper price upon its goods ; and it would have been strange if so celestial an article as freedom should not be highly rated." He did not underrate the force of opposition that there will be to this Opposition— Mendicant and...
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The Story of Our Literature: An Interpretation of the American Spirit

John Louis Haney - 1923 - 399 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. After America won her independence by force of arms Paine returned to England, but was driven from...
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American Review

Vivian Trow Thayer - 1926
...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. . . . There is no cause for fear. We can open the next campaign with 60,000 men. By perseverance and...
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The Life of John W. Davis

Theodore A. Huntley - 1924 - 295 pages
...What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly. 'Tis clearness 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." In the name of our God have we set up our banner. Let us take from its red a joyful courage for all...
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A Short History of the American People, Volume 1

Robert Granville Caldwell - 1925
...shrink from the great ordeal. But those who were faithful now, would deserve the love of man and woman. "Heaven knows how to put a proper price upon its goods;...an article as Freedom should not be highly rated." Washington had just been reenforced by the men whom Lee had refused to send forward, and in these circumstances...
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A Short History of the American People, Volume 1

Robert Granville Caldwell - 1925
...shrink from the great ordeal. But those who were faithful now, would deserve the love of man and woman. "Heaven knows how to put a proper price upon its goods;...an article as Freedom should not be highly rated." Washington had just been reenforced by the men whom Lee had refused to send forward, and in these circumstances...
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American Literature, Volume 1

Robert Shafer - 1926 - 758 pages
...What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly: it is deamess only that gives everything its value. How long have you had that cough?" "Ugh! ugh! ugh!...ugh ! ugh ! — ugh ! ugh ! ugh !" My poor friend f With the conclusion of the war, Paine's work for America was practically completed. His nature was...
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The Quarterly Journal of the New York State Historical ..., Volume 18; Volume 20

1923
...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." And then he shows how much had been accomplished and that perseverance and fortitude alone were needed...
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The Bookman, 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; and it would l>c strange indeed if so celestial an article as freedom should not be highly rated. • • • Thomas...
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Voices of Democracy: A Handbook for Speakers, Teachers, and Writers

1941 - 84 pages
...harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly ... It would be strange indeed if so celestial an article as freedom should not be highly rated.—Thomas Paine (1776). All the arts of pleasure grow when suckled by freedom..—Johann von...
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