A monarchy conducted with infinite wisdom and infinite benevolence is the most perfect of all possible governments.
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.
We stand a better chance with aristocracy, whether hereditary or elective, than with monarchy.
The greater part of the governments on earth may be termed monarchical aristocracies, or hereditary dominions independent of the people.
But Connecticut and Rhode Island have originally realized the most perfect polity as to a legislature.