Land in Fetters, Or, The History and Policy of the Laws Restraining the Alienation and Settlement of Land in England: Being the Yorke Prize Essay of the University of Cambridge for the Year 1885
University Press, 1886 - England - 162 pages
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Page 96 - ... and guardian had bartered for, and imposed upon him; or twice that value if he married another woman. Add to this the untimely and • expensive honour of knighthood, to make his poverty more completely splendid. • And when, by these deductions, his fortune was so shattered and ruined that perhaps he was obliged to sell his patrimony, he had not even that poor privilege allowed him, without paying an exorbitant fine for a license of alienation.
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