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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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Cases on the General Principles of the Law of Private Corporations, Volume 1

Horace La Fayette Wilgus - Corporation law - 1902 - 1252 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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Commentaries on the Law of Torts: A Philosophic Discussion of the ..., Volume 2

Edgar Benton Kinkead - Torts - 1902 - 924 pages
...act is but the incident of the first wrong, the trespass. Blackstone defines the right of property as "that sole and despotic dominion which one man claims...external things of the world, in total exclusion of the rights of any other individual in the universe."20 This right of property, or dominion, draws with...
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Pennsylvania Bar Association. Meeting. Report of the ... Annual ..., Volume 9

Pennsylvania Bar Association - Bar associations - 1903 - 620 pages
...government and himself. It is well to note that he speaks of "that sole and despotic dominion which one man exercises over the external things of the world, in...the right of any other individual in the universe." He is sole seized of the property for which he holds the title, and therefore he does not hold in subjection...
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Mozley and Whiteley's Law Dictionary

Herbert Newman Mozley, George Crispe Whiteley, Frederick George Neave, Leonard Henry West - Law - 1904 - 368 pages
...any lands and tenements, save only the king in right of his Crown ; or, according to Slackstone, the sole and despotic dominion which one man claims and...the right of any other individual in the universe. The live following applications of the term are enumerated by Austin in his 47th Lecture. 1. A right...
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Lawyers' Reports Annotated, Book 67

Law reports, digests, etc - 1905 - 1074 pages
...way of descent, and imparting to the owner the power of disposition. . . . The right of property is that sole and despotic dominion which one man claims...the right of any other individual in the universe. It consists in the free use, enjoyment, and disposal of all a person's acquisitions, without any control...
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Reports of the Decisions of the Court of Appeals of the State of ..., Volume 15

Colorado. Court of Appeals - Law reports, digests, etc - 1902 - 718 pages
...something that belongs or inheres exclusively in an individual person. * * * The right of property is that sole and despotic dominion which one man claims...external things of the world, in total exclusion of the rights of every other individual in the universe. The absolute right of private property consists in...
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Pacific States Reports: Extra Annotated, Book 21

Law reports, digests, etc - 1906 - 2096 pages
...by the laws of the land," and in another place, book 2, page 2, speaks of the r.ight 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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Hearing Before the Committee on the Judiciary of the House of ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary - Injunctions - 1906 - 430 pages
...dispositions of private persons. Bouvier 's (latest) Law Dictionary adopts ~2 Blackstone, page 2: The sole and despotic dominion which one man claims and...the right of any other individual In the universe. Also from 56 NY Rep., page 268 : The right to possess, use, enjoy, and dispose of a thing. Definitions...
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Every-day Law: Or, The Law of Usual Contracts

Robert Cowan Strong, Claude Baker Denson - Contracts - 1907 - 366 pages
...the owner the right of disposition. * * * The right of property is that sole and despotic dominion one man claims and exercises over the external things of the world in total 4135 NC, 661. exclusion of the right of any other individual in the universe. It consists in the free...
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A Selection of Cases on the Law of Private Corporations

Leslie Jay Tompkins - Corporation law - 1908 - 1188 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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