Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books, المجلد 2

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T.B. Wait, & Company, 1807

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الصفحة 1 - THERE is nothing which so generally strikes the imagination, and engages the affections of mankind, as the right of . property ; or that sole and despotic dominion which one man claims and exercises over the external things of the world} in total exclusion of the right of any other individual in the universe.
الصفحة 162 - Coke (vo1. 1, 1040,) is, that 'when the ancestor by any gift or conveyance takes an estate of freehold, and in the same gift or conveyance an estate is limited, either mediately or immediately, to his heirs in fee or in tail, that always in such cases 'the heirs' are words of limitation of the estate and not words of purchase.
الصفحة 514 - America to them in hand paid by the party of the second part, at or before the ensealing and delivery of these presents, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged...
الصفحة 6 - Is not the whole land before thee? separate thyself, I pray thee, from me : if thou wilt take the left hand, then I will go to the right ; or if thou depart to the right hand, then I will go to the left.
الصفحة 514 - Third, by the grace of God of Great Britain, France, and Ireland, King, Defender of the Faith, and so forth, and in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and eighty-four.
الصفحة 515 - Company, their successors, and assigns from the day next before the day of the date of these presents for and during and unto the full end and term of one whole year...
الصفحة 214 - The lineal descendants, in infinitum, of any person deceased shall represent their ancestor; that is, shall stand in the same place as the person himself would have done, had he been living.
الصفحة 8 - Necessity begat property : and in order to insure that property, recourse was had to civil society, which brought along with it a long train of inseparable concomitants ; states, government, laws, punishments, and the public exercise of religious duties. Thus connected together, it was found that a part only of society was sufficient to provide, by their manual labour, for the necessary subsistence of all ; and leisure was given to others to cultivate the human mind, to invent useful arts, and to...
الصفحة 516 - West containing forty acres be the same more or less, Together with all and Singular the appurtenances thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining.
الصفحة 518 - Griffith, his intended wife, lawfully to be begotten, severally, successively, and in remainder, one after another, as they, and every of them, shall be in seniority of age and priority of birth...

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