- Albert Big·e·low [big-uh-loh] /ˈbɪg əˌloʊ/, 1861–1937, U.S. author and editor.
- Robert Treat [treet] /trit/, 1731–1814, U.S. jurist and statesman.
- Thomas,1737–1809, U.S. patriot and writer on government and religion, born in England.
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Examples from the Web for paine
Lincoln embraced Washington as a boy, Paine as a young man, and Jefferson as a career politician and aspiring American leader.
For all of their influence upon him, Washington, Paine, and Jefferson did not inspire the young Lincoln to become a radical.
No friend of liberty can avoid the tumble back and forth between Burke and Paine.My Coffee Klatch With Rand Paul
P. J. O’Rourke
September 27, 2014
It means Paine, Thoreau, Emerson, Chesterton, Mencken, Orwell.The Incredibly Stupid War on the Common Core
Charles Upton Sahm
April 21, 2014
Indeed, thanks in good part to Paine we Americans not only started out, but remain, radicals at heart.We Are Radicals at Heart: A New History Gets America Wrong
Harvey J. Kaye
December 5, 2013
This business attended to, Robert bent his steps to Mr. Paine's office.
Mr. Paine did not admire Mrs. Davis, and was not likely to be influenced by her prejudices.
Not only that, but he would get into trouble with Mr. Paine on account of the damage which it had received.
"There is one other matter I wanted to speak to you about, Mr. Paine," he said.
Mr. Paine looked up as he entered, and had no difficulty in guessing his errand.
- Thomas. 1737–1809, American political pamphleteer, born in England. His works include the pamphlets Common Sense (1776) and Crisis (1776–83), supporting the American colonists' fight for independence; The Rights of Man (1791–92), a justification of the French Revolution; and The Age of Reason (1794–96), a defence of deism