War, in some instances, especially defensive, has been authorized by Heaven.
A few scattered accounts, collected and combined together, may lead us to two certain conclusions: 1. That all the American Indians are one kind of people; 2. That they are the same as the people in the northeast of Asia.
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.
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.
Our trade opens to all the world.
The Lord shall have made his American Israel high above all nations which he hath made.
With the people, especially a people seized of property, resides the aggregate of original power.
Let a bill, or law, be read, in the one branch or the other, every one instantly thinks how it will affect his constituents.