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  • Literary Period: Enlightenment
  • Publication Date: 1776
  • Flesch-Kincaid Level: 14
  • Approx. Reading Time: 1 hour and 20 minutes
Nonfiction

Common Sense

Perhaps the sentiments contained in the following pages, are not yet sufficiently fashionable to procure them general favor; a long habit of not thinking a thing wrong, gives it a superficial appearance of being right, and raises at first a formidable outcry in defense of custom. But the tumult soon...
  • Annotated Full Text
  • Literary Period: Enlightenment
  • Publication Date: 1776
  • Flesch-Kincaid Level: 14
  • Approx. Reading Time: 1 hour and 20 minutes