An antidote for Tom Paine's theological and political poison: [electronic resource] : containing 1. Tom's life, interspersed with remarks and reflections by P. Porcupine. 2. An apology for the Bible, in a series of letters addressed to Paine by the Bishop of Landaff. 3. An apology for Christianity, by the same learned, elegant writer. 4. An answer to Paine's anarchical nonsense, commonly called, the Rights of man.
- Standardized Title:
- Political censor. 1796 Sept.
- Other Title:
- Political censor, for September, 1796.
- Philadelphia: : Printed for, and sold by, William Cobbett, North Second Street, opposite Christ Church., Oct. 1796.
- Early American imprints. First series ; no. 30204.
1 online resource (79,  pages)
- Paine, Thomas, 1737-1809.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1789-1797.
- Publishers' advertisements -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.
- Place of Publication:
- United States Pennsylvania Philadelphia.
- Caption title: The political censor, for September, 1796.
The title page notwithstanding, the contents are identical with those of William Cobbett's Political censor for September, 1796. The two essays by the Bishop of Landaff and the answer to Paine's Rights of man are not included.
"The history of Jacobinism will be published in the course of the next month, after which, the Political censor will be continued monthly, without interruption."--p. 79. Beginning with the November issue, title changed to Porcupine's political censor.
"Life of Thomas Paine, interspersed with remarks and reflections."--p. -49. Consisting largely of excerpts from the scurrilous life of Paine by Frances Oldys (id est, George Chalmers).
"Remarks on the pamphlets lately published against Peter Porcupine."--p. -79.
Publisher's advertisement, pages .
Electronic text and image data. [Chester, Vt. : Readex, a division of Newsbank, Incorporated, 2002-2004. Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text. (Early American imprints. First series ; numbers 30204).
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- Evans 30204
Gaines, P.W. Cobbett, 20b
- Watson, Richard, 1737-1816.
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