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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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Patriots

A. J. Langguth - 1989 - 640 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." When the essay was published, it shamed some militiamen and made others bolder. Numbers of them returned...
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Statutory and Constitutional Responses to the Supreme Court Decision in ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Civil and Constitutional Rights - 1989 - 572 pages
...obtai n too cheap , we esteem too lightly:- Tis dearness on 1 y that gi ves everythi ng its value. Heaven knows how to put a proper price upon its goods; and it waul d be strange i ndeed , if so celestial an article as FREEDOM shoul d not be hiqhly rated. 1" Thomas...
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Thomas Paine

A. J. Ayer - 1990 - 195 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 conclusion of the pamphlet is less celebrated but also eloquent: By perseverance and fortitude...
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A Short History of the American Revolution

James L. Stokesbury - 1993 - 304 pages
...woman. Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered. . . . Heaven knows how to put a proper price on its goods; and it would be strange indeed if so celestial...an article as FREEDOM should not be highly rated. . . . The heart that feels not now, is dead; the blood of his children will curse his cowardice, who...
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Is America Committing Suicide?

Austin L. Sorenson - 1994 - 250 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;...article as 'freedom' should not be highly rated." Our generation needs to prove that we are worthy of such a priceless heritage. It has been said, "Freedom...
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The Land of Fair Play: American Civics from a Christian Perspective

Geoffrey Parsons, Christian Liberty Press - 1994 - 180 pages
...lightly; it is dearness only that gives every thing its value. Heaven knows how to put a proper price upon goods; and it would be strange indeed if so celestial an article as freedom should not be so highly rated. Christian Liberty Press 502 W. Euclid Avenue Arlington Heights, IL 60004 www.christianlibertypress.com...
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The English Literatures of America, 1500-1800

Myra Jehlen, Michael Warner - 1997 - 1118 pages
...esteem too lightly: — Tis dearness only that gives every thing its value. Heaven knows how to set my New-found-Land. Although in cloathes, company,...times somewhat to spare, 3. miswcenc: ihmk wrongly. hound in that manner is not slavery, then is there not such a thing as slavery upon earth. Even the...
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Historical Dictionary of Political Communication in the United States

Guido Hermann Stempel, Jacqueline Nash Gifford - 1999 - 171 pages
...lines as: "These are the times that try men's souls," "Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered," "Heaven knows how to put a proper price upon its goods;...an article as FREEDOM should not be highly rated." Paine' s major contributions to the literature of political philosophy certainly include The Rights...
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Debating the Issues in Colonial Newspapers: Primary Documents on Events of ...

David A. Copeland - 2000 - 397 pages
...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;...to tax) but "to BIND us in ALL CASES WHATSOEVER," as if being bound in that manner, is not slavery, then is there not such a thing as slavery upon earth....
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Negative Liberties: Morrison, Pynchon, and the Problem of Liberal Ideology

Cyrus R. K. Patell, Cyrus R. K.. Patell - 2001 - 239 pages
...similar vein, Thomas Paine (quoting from the text of Parliament's 1766 Declaratory Act) argued that "Britain, with an army to enforce her tyranny, has...declared that she has a right (not only to TAX) but to 'BIN D us in ALL CASES WHATSOEVER'; and if being bound in that manner is not slavery, then is there...
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