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"Hear and improve," he pertly cries: "I come to make all nations wise."
"Hear and improve," he pertly cries: "I come to make all nations wise."
Paine, a pair of stays under his arm and in ragged clothing, shows his Rights of Man to a group of apes. , George: 8295, Gimbel: 247 Versions of this engraving appear on the title page in later editions of the scurrilous "The life of Thomas Pain, the author of Rights of man with a defence of his writings", first published by George Chalmers as Francis Oldys in London, 1791.
A Bait for John Bull
A Bait for John Bull
A devil attempts to lure John Bull into a box trap papered with slogans, names and advertisements for The Age of Reason, Rights of Man and other publications. , Gimbel No.273,
A Democrat
A Democrat
A French patriot, standing near a lamp-post hung with a noose and a decapitated head, Paine's Rights of Man in his pocket., George: 7901A
A French Hail Storm
A French Hail Storm
Admiral Howe standing in a shell-shaped boat and blinded by gold coins blown his way by liberty cap wearing cherubs., George: 8352, Gimbel: 279 "Paine had contributed to the shower of guineas driving Admiral Howe's boat away from Brest". [Gimbel]
A Peep into Bethlehem
A Peep into Bethlehem
Wolcot listens to a declaiming Burke, surrounded by various published works by Wolcot (as Peter Pindar) and Paine.They include Wolcot's Odes to Mr. Paine, Common Sense and Rights of Man. Nicholson stands behind them, clutching bunches of straw., George: 8367 Negative and positive photostats.
A Peep into the Retreat at Tinnehinch
A Peep into the Retreat at Tinnehinch
Grattan welcomes two members of the United Irishmen. A portrait of Paine is indicated on the wall behind him and a book labeled: "Pain's Works" is among the many lining his walls., George: 9370 Gimbel: 256 Accompanying plate to the Anti Jacobin Review.
A Plumper for Paul! - or - The Little Taylor done over!: Vide - The terrible Effects of provoking a Red-hot-Shot from the Broad-Bottom'd Whig Battery
A Plumper for Paul! - or - The Little Taylor done over!: Vide - The terrible Effects of provoking a Red-hot-Shot from the Broad-Bottom'd Whig Battery
James Paull and his petition, having arrived in the House of Commons on the back of Burdett, "the green goose from Brentford", is strongly rebuked by the Speaker. His supporters, including Cobbett, stand nearby while Tooke and Bosville start to move away. , George: 10708, Gimbel: 260
A Radical Reformer
A Radical Reformer
Depiction of Cobbett carrying a sack containing Thomas Paine's bones., George 13284, negative and positive photostats
A Sleepy Dose to the Jacobines - or, the Effects of Nelsons Victory
A Sleepy Dose to the Jacobines - or, the Effects of Nelsons Victory
A group of Fox supporters with liberty caps pulled over their eyes. A row of portraits on the wall includes Thomas Paine., George 9262, negative and positive photostats
A Sure Cure for all Paines
A Sure Cure for all Paines
Depiction of Paine standing on a scaffold, a noose around his neck., Gimbel: 246
A Would-Be Cromwell, Tooke Horne Mad Attempting to Disperse the Short Parliament
A Would-Be Cromwell, Tooke Horne Mad Attempting to Disperse the Short Parliament
Tooke lights the fuse issuing from a package inscribed "Petition, Horne Tooke", causing an explosion in the House of Commons. Fox, Pitt and Sheridan are among those blown away by the force of the blast., George: 7691 Trimmed close and missing inscription with its reference to Margaret Nicholson at bottom.
Alexandre Petion
Alexandre Petion
Portrait of Alexandre Pétion as president of the Republic of Haiti., Trimmed and attached to paper support. "Né au Port au Prince, en avril 1770 ravi à sa patrie, 29 mars 1818."