Constitution Poem

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Constitution Poem - .6w THE C O N S T I OF THE U N I TED S T A.T M...
.6w THE C O N S T I OF THE U N I TED S T A.T M O S T human forms of government' . made . ' · · . . . - , : For low ambition's more than virtue's *ld Some barb'rous warrior, banning to a And deeming what he conqucr'd all his tfcvifd a fort of.iawj lor ruling men, . · ·I nai fuu the /avagc mongers of the Laws, that were made a tyrant to fccure, The cobwebs of the rich to catch the ; PUT now,' behold, a fct of newborn (xT? c !. r wcftcrn ?* 0fe lhc vaft Atlantic beau) vvhofc conftituiions have no other plan, Noraim than this, the happinefi of man. WHILE. wonder at thefelegiflators grew, IMkd, whence they their infliiuuons drew Whcnco they had leirn'd (6 happily to The goad of many with the good of on« And Jcarn'd to, make rough rigor aclits Yet, fpare the finer feeling* of the heart } Deeming no ruler f a i t h f u l to his truft, Who is not generoui as well as juft ! PERHAPS their wifdom's borrow'd froin"thd

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  1. Newport Mercury,
  2. 10 Jan 1784, Sat,
  3. Page 11

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