Who is Tom Paine?

  • (noun): American Revolutionary leader and pamphleteer (born in England) who supported the American colonist's fight for independence and supported the French Revolution (1737-1809).
    Synonyms: Paine, Thomas Paine

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John Wesley Harding (album) - Songs
... of a fair damsel who walks in chains than with America's first outlaw journalist, Tom Paine." In his album review in Rolling Stone, Greil Marcus wrote, "I sometimes ...
As I Went Out One Morning
... to do harm." A character identified as Tom Paine then appears, "command her to yield," and apologizes to the narrator for the woman's actions ... Tom Paine as a figure may represent common sense or civil liberties, which the historical Tom Paine championed ... is also likely that this song references the prestigious Tom Paine Award that Dylan received in 1963 from the National Emergency Civil Liberties Committee ...

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    Our citizenship in the United States is our national character. Our citizenship in any particular state is only our local distinction. By the latter we are known at home, by the former to the world. Our great title is AMERICANS—our inferior one varies with the place.
    —Thomas Paine (1737–1809)

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