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Unformatted text preview: cannot] forgive the ravager of his mistress”. This was personally my favorite line in the entire excerpt because it truly portrays to the reader a sense of wrong that England had inevitably posed upon America at the time. Finally, I enjoyed how Paine closed his introduction claiming that America had the chance to “form the noblest, purest constitution on the face of the earth.” I felt that this immediately left powerful thoughts in his readers’ minds and helped him achieve his status as one of the most persuasive rhetorician of the cause for independence in our country....
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This note was uploaded on 04/01/2012 for the course AMST 301 taught by Professor Gufstason during the Fall '09 term at USC.
- Fall '09
- Common Sense