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A monarchy conducted with infinite wisdom and infinite benevolence is the most perfect of all possible governments. Ezra Stiles#Wisdom 88
Ezra Stiles#Wisdom 88
The right of conscience and private judgment is unalienable, and it is truly the interest of all mankind to unite themselves into one body for the liberty, free exercise, and unmolested enjoyment of this right. Ezra Stiles#Body 70
Ezra Stiles#Body 70
Let a bill, or law, be read, in the one branch or the other, every one instantly thinks how it will affect his constituents. Ezra Stiles#Affect 69
Ezra Stiles#Affect 69
Indians are numerous in the tropical regions; not so elsewhere. Ezra Stiles#Elsewhere 68
Ezra Stiles#Elsewhere 68
It gives me pleasure to find that public liberty is effectually secured in each and all the policies of the United States, though somewhat differently modeled. Ezra Stiles#Differently 65
Ezra Stiles#Differently 65
It should seem, then, that the nature of society dictates another, a higher branch, whose superiority arises from its being the interested and natural conservator of the universal interest. Ezra Stiles#Another 59
Ezra Stiles#Another 59
But after the spirit of conquest had changed the first governments, all the succeeding ones have, in general, proved one continued series of injustice, which has reigned in all countries for almost four thousand years. Ezra Stiles#Almost 59
Ezra Stiles#Almost 59
War, in some instances, especially defensive, has been authorized by Heaven. Ezra Stiles#Authorized 51
Ezra Stiles#Authorized 51
Besides a happy policy as to civil government, it is necessary to institute a system of law and jurisprudence founded in justice, equity, and public right. Ezra Stiles#Besides 51
Ezra Stiles#Besides 51
In justice to human society it may perhaps be said of almost all the polities and civil institutions in the world, however imperfect, that they have been founded in and carried on with very considerable wisdom. Ezra Stiles#Wisdom 50
Ezra Stiles#Wisdom 50
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