The Patriot Constitution of 1812

The Patriot Constitution of 1812

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Nor could think it an honor to lick the dust from the feet of their oppressors, but who know that man in whatever garment he might be clothed, to whatever power he might be elevated, was like themselves, liable to all the imperfections and weaknesses of common nature, with probably a larger proportion of its vices, would have been the first in the Spanish Territory to have declared themselves free and independent. They saw however their Brethren of the South seize this honor and with the liveliest sympathy, wished them every success.
Aware of the dangers ever attendant in revolutions, it was not until after mature deliberation that