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" I proceed to distribute and consider its several objects. •There is nothing which so generally strikes the imagination, [ *2 ] and engages the affections of mankind, as the right of property ; or that sole and despotic dominion which one man claims... "
Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books; with an Analysis of the ... - Page 403
by William Blackstone - 1838
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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books, Volume 2

William Blackstone - Law - 1791 - 566 pages
...diftribute and confider it's feveral objects. THERE is nothing which fo generally ftrikes the imagination, and engages the affections of mankind, as the right of property ; or that fole and defpotic dominion which one man claims and exercifes over the external things of the world,...
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Annual Register of World Events, Volume 10

History - 1800 - 594 pages
...apology for inferting it at length. " There is nothing which fo ge. • -rally ftrikes the imagination, and engages the affections of mankind, as the right of property ; or that fole and defpotic dominion which one man claims and exercifes over the external things of the world...
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Elegant extracts: a copious selection of passages from the most ..., Volume 6

Elegant extracts - 1812 - 310 pages
...RIGHT OF EXCLUSIVE PROPERTY EXPLAINED. THERE is nothing which so generally strikes the imagination and engages the affections of mankind, as the right...exercises over the external things of the world, in a total exclusion of the right of any other individual in the universe. And yet there are very few...
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Commentaries on the laws of England. [Another], Volume 2

sir William Blackstone - Law - 1825 - 626 pages
...and consider it's several objects. THERE is nothing which so generally strikes the imagin- [ 2 ation, and engages the affections of mankind, as the right...universe. And yet there are very few, that will give themVOL. II. B selves the trouble to consider the original and foundation of this right. Pleased as...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England, Volume 1

William Blackstone - Law - 1827 - 916 pages
...consider its several objects. There is nothing which so generally strikes the imagination, and [ 2 ] roost pernicious. A lawyer now is nothing more, I...use "ome of Tally's words, nisi legvleius quidem cau thingsof the world, in total exclusion of the right of any other individual in the universe. And yet...
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The American Jurist and Law Magazine, Volume 4

Law - 1830 - 446 pages
...therein, 8ic, • This subject does not admit of being compressed into a (a) For instance, he speaks of the 'right of property, or that sole and despotic dominion, which one man claims and exercises, &c.' Again, when wishing to contradistinguish a temporary, insecure, or restricted dominion, from one...
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Principles of Government: A Treatise on Free Institutions, Including the ...

Nathaniel Chipman - Political Science - 1833 - 404 pages
...universally strikes the imagination, and engages the attention of mankind, as the right of property, that sole and despotic dominion which one man claims and exercises over the external things of this world, in exclusion of every other individual in the universe," and he might have added, nothing...
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The Western Messenger: Devoted to Religion, Life, and Literature, Volume 1

1836 - 708 pages
...generally strikes the imagination, and engages the affections of mankind, as the right of property; on that sole and despotic dominion which one man claims...the right of any other individual in the universe." — Whether this right of property be natural or conventional, is a speculative question which we leave...
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The Pocket Lacon: Comprising Nearly One Thousand Extracts from the ..., Volume 1

John Taylor - Quotations - 1839 - 274 pages
...engages the affections of mankind, as the right of property ; of that sole and despotic dominion wJiich one man claims and exercises over the external things...individual in the universe. And yet there are very few that wiJl give themselves the trouble to consider the original and foundation of this right. Pleased as...
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The Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffussion of Useful ..., Volume 19

1841 - 524 pages
...contained in every definition of property. Blackstone (ii. 1) defines ' the right of property' to be ' that sole and despotic dominion which one man claims...the right of any other individual in the universe." A foreign writer defines ownership or property to be ' the right to deal with a corporeal thing according...
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