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Paine(pān), Robert Treat 1731-1814.
American Revolutionary leader and jurist. A signer of the Declaration of Independence, he later served as a justice of the Massachusetts supreme court (1790-1804).
Paine, Thomas 1737-1809.
British-born American writer and Revolutionary leader who wrote the pamphlet Common Sense (1776), arguing for American independence from Britain, and The Rights of Man (1791-1792), a defense of the French Revolution.
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(Biography) 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
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Thomas, 1737–1809, U.S. patriot and political writer, born in England.
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|Noun||1.||Paine - American Revolutionary leader and signer of the Declaration of Independence (1731-1814)|
|2.||Paine - American Revolutionary leader and pamphleteer (born in England) who supported the American colonist's fight for independence and supported the French Revolution (1737-1809)|
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