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It was also a strange forge that Paine had escaped from. 22 What was also beginning was a peculiar rhythm that would chase Paine as he chased it. His peaks were beginning to get higher, and thus so too his horizons, but he would always plunge back into the valleys as life’s vicissitudes turned against him. Paine couldn’t financially sustain his life of self-improvement, so he was forced back into staymaking, this time down on the south coast in Dover. After a year, and with a loan, he moved again, this time to Sandwich to start his own staymaking business.
John Adams’s effective response was the publication of his Thoughts on Government, which rejected Paine’s recommended single assembly in favor of a bicameral legislature and separate executive and judicial branches. 61 For a practical man like General George Washington, Common Sense was a welcome new weapon in an army that had too few of them. It was read aloud to the men in Boston. ” Why? ”62 The canny Washington could see an antidote (however temporary) for the lukewarm patriotism that had made his army a revolving door of poorly trained, poorly fed, and poorly clothed human flotsam and jetsam otherwise known as the Continental Army.
Two days later, it fashioned the Olive Branch Petition to be delivered to George III. This represented one final attempt to avert further bloodshed. For the remainder of the summer, as the battle at Bunker Hill gave both sides a glimpse of how bloody war would prove, followed soon thereafter by the protracted siege of Boston, an uneasy interregnum grew as the Congress awaited the King’s response to their olive branch. Paine resigned from the magazine after (inevitably) falling out badly with its owner, and it was during this pause that he set to work full time drafting his call for independence.