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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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Municipality of Buffalo, New York: A History, 1720-1923, Volume 1

Henry Wayland Hill - Buffalo (N.Y.) - 1923 - 586 pages
...Conveyance of Buffalo Creek Reservation. "There is nothing which so generally strikes the imagination and engages the affections of mankind as the right of property, or the sole and despotic dominion which one man claims and exercises over the external things of the world...
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The Leather Worker's Journal

1916 - 458 pages
...enjoying and disposing of a thing." Blackstone's definition is: "The sole and despotic dominion which one claims and exercises over the external things of the...exclusion of the right of any other individual in the world." "It will be seen from these definitions," says President Furuseth, "that nothing can be property...
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Trust Functions

Robert Mayer (assistant trust officer.), American Institute of Banking - Trust companies - 1927 - 488 pages
...a grasp of the operation of trusts upon such property and property rights. 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 of a person's acquisitions, without any...
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The Central Law Journal, Volume 71

Law - 1910 - 506 pages
...from himself and his successors. (Austin, Jurisprudence.) The sole and despotic dominion which one claims and exercises over the external things of the...total exclusion of the right of any other individual iu the world. (Blackstone.) It will be seen that property is products of nature or of labor, and that...
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Cases on the Law of Torts

Lyman P. Wilson - Torts - 1928 - 1130 pages
...every one from interfering with it." Bun-ill's L. Die., Property. Again, "the right of property is that sole and despotic dominion which one man claims,...the right of any other individual in the universe." 2 Bl. Com. 2. "The right of property consists in the free use, enjoyment, and disposal of all a person's...
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Problem Economics

Dexter Merriam Keezer, Addison Thayer Cutler, Frank Richardson Garfield - Economics - 1928 - 736 pages
...undergone many changes since Blackstone wrote. In defining the "right of property," he said that it was "that sole and despotic dominion which one man claims...the right of any other individual in the universe." That was a sweeping definition. It meant that the owner could do with his property just exactly what...
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Limiting Scope of Injunctions in Labor Disputes, Volume 5

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary - Injunctions - 1929 - 220 pages
...definitions then defined property, in substance, as follows : " The sole and despotic dominion which one claims and exercises over the external things of the...exclusion of the right of any other individual in the world." ( Blackstone. ) And: "A right imparting to the owner a power of indefinite user, capable of...
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Entitlement: The Paradoxes of Property

Joseph William Singer - Philosophy - 2000 - 255 pages
...political climate that burden is quite heavy.10 In the words of Sir William Blackstone, properly is "that sole and despotic dominion which one man claims...the right of any other individual in the universe." 1 ' Since regulations are conceptualized as limits on the preexisting rights of the owner, property...
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Textual Practice, Volume 3

Alan Sinfield, Deputy Editor: Lindsay Smith - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 164 pages
...Common, pp. 97-8). 23 According to Blackstone, the tight of property is 'that sole and despotic domution which one man claims and exercises over the external things of the world, in toral exclusion of the tight of any other individual in the universe' (cited in Thompson, Customs in...
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Law 101: Everything You Need to Know about the American Legal System

Jay M. Feinman - Business & Economics - 2000 - 380 pages
...eighteenth-century treatise on English law called "sole and despotic dominion . . . over . . . things ... in total exclusion of the right of any other individual in the universe." Ownership, or dominion, is the ability to control the use of the property. Suzie can pretend that her...
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