Publications of the University of Pennsylvania: Political economy and public law series, Nummers 1-8


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Pagina 21 - No lease or grant of agricultural land, for a longer period than twelve years, hereafter made, in which shall be reserved any rent or service of any kind, shall be valid.
Pagina 87 - Successors as of our Manor of East Greenwich in the County of Kent in free and Common Soccage and not in Capite or by Knights Service.
Pagina 80 - that the king is the universal lord and original proprietor of all the lands in his kingdom, and that no man doth or can possess any part of it, but what has mediately or immediately been derived as a gift from him, to be held upon feudal services.
Pagina 46 - ... the Legislature shall provide for the maintenance and support of a thorough and efficient system of free public schools for the instruction of all the children in this State between the ages of five and eighteen years.
Pagina 49 - The first section of the act provides "that all mortgages, money owing by solvent debtors, whether by promissory note or penal or single bill, bond, or judgment; also all articles of agreement and accounts bearing interest, owned or possessed by any person or persons whatsoever, (except notes or bills for work...
Pagina 21 - The People of this State, in their right of sovereignty, are deemed to possess the original and ultimate property in and to all lands within the jurisdiction of the State ; and all lands the title to which shall fail, from a defect of heirs, shall revert, or escheat to the people.
Pagina 87 - The Treasurer and Company of Adventurers and Planters of the City of London for the first Colony in Virginia: ******** VI.
Pagina 58 - His Majesty, the King of Prussia, in the name of the North German Confederation, His Majesty the King of Bavaria, His Majesty the King of...
Pagina 65 - The standard of life is determined, not so much by what a man has to enjoy, as by the rapidity with which he tires of any one pleasure. To have a high standard means to enjoy a pleasure intensely and to tire of it quickly.
Pagina 37 - The general prevalance of the latter view, for a time, at the close of the last and at the beginning of the present century, did the world a great service by dealing a death blow to the old "police state" of Frederick the Great and Louis XIV., which blocked the way to all reform and all progress. But the attempt to justify on theoretical grounds a purely negative and laissez faire policy on the part of the state was a hopeless failure.

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