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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 1

William Blackstone - Law - 1872 - 776 pages
...consider its several objects. *There is nothing which so generally strikes the imagination, and г *a 1 engages the affections of mankind, as the right of property; or that L -I sole and despotic dominion which one man claims and exercises over the external things of the...
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Blackstone Economized: Being a Compendium of the Laws of England to the ...

William Blackstone, David Mitchell Aird - Law - 1873 - 386 pages
...engages the solicitude of mankind, as the right of property ; or that sole and despotic dominion which a man' claims and exercises over the external things of the world, in total exclusion of the right of other men ; yet few consider the origin and foundation of this right. Pleased with the possession,...
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Blackstone Economized: Being a Compendium of the Laws of England to the ...

David Mitchell Aird - Law - 1873 - 366 pages
...to Property. There is nothing which so generally strikes the imagination, and engages the solicitude of mankind, as the right of property; or that sole and despotic dominion which a man claims and exercises over the external things of the world, in total exclusion of the right of...
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Cotenancy and Partition: a Treatise on the Law of Co-ownership as it Exists ...

Abraham Clark Freeman - Joint tenancy - 1874 - 730 pages
...to all forms of Civilization'. r^v1' There is nothing which so generally strikes the '•imagination and engages the affections of mankind as the 'right...external things of the world in total exclusion of any other individual in the universe."' No doubt, this love of "sole dominion" has increased as the...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England, Volume 1

Herbert Broom, Edward Alfred Hadley - Law - 1875 - 966 pages
...classify und consider its several objects. 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 The nature and dominion *which a man claims and exercises over the exterrights. nal things of the world,...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England Applicable to Real Property

William Blackstone, Alexander Leith, James Frederick Smith - Law - 1880 - 650 pages
...distribute and consider its several objects. There is nothing which so generally strikes the imagination, and engages the affections of mankind, as the right...world, in total exclusion of the right of any other individ'al in the universe. And yet thwe are very few that •nil give themselves the trouble to consider...
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Introduction to American Law: Designed as a First Book for Students

Timothy Walker - Law - 1882 - 850 pages
...incorporeal hereditament*. By the right of property, I understand, in the language of Blackstone, " that sole and despotic dominion which one man claims...external things of the world, in total exclusion of every other individual." (a) This is the definition of exclusive ownership, and it has been a question...
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The American Law Register, Volume 22

Law - 1883 - 908 pages
...control or diminution, save only by the laws of the land." 1 Bl. Com. 133. Again, he defines it as " that sole and despotic dominion which one man claims...the right of any other individual in the universe :" Book II., p. 2. Again on page 15 of Book II., lie says that " the objects of dominion or property...
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Annual Report of the American Bar Association: Including ..., Volume 5

American Bar Association - Bar associations - 1883 - 1094 pages
...Justinian, there is no definition of the right of property or dominion, while Blackstone describes it to be "that sole and despotic dominion which one man claims...the right of any other individual in the universe." (Vol. i., p. 2.) This smacks so strongly of Pothier, that one is tempted to suspect the source whence...
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Reports of Cases Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of ..., Volume 62

California. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1887 - 760 pages
...by the laws of the land," and in another place, book 2, page 2, speaks of the right of property as " that sole and despotic dominion which one man claims...the right of any other individual in the universe." Bouvier, in his Law Dictionary, in defining the word property, says : " It is the right to enjoy and...
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