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      n   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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