Monopoly the Cause of All Evil Volume 1

Monopoly the Cause of All Evil Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1848 edition. Excerpt: ... weakenspaternal authority, and has the same-injurious operation in reference to the entire family that the law of entails has, in reference to one single child. When the property of the father must be divided, and all its descendants are aware, fruin their earliest infancy, that they are without any particular merit or exertions on their part, to obtain a certain provision, cani any one doubt that this sort of certainty must tend to paralyze their efforts? . ' ' In comparing these words with the French law and with the facts, itis impossible for an unprejudiced mind not to be struck with the utter perversion they contain of every tittle of thema departure so entire from the truth, that, with the great-est indulgence, it is scarcely possible to believe it was not done with design. and for party purposes. ' First, he says, this law has the same injurious operation with regard to the entire family as the law ofentails has in reference to a single child. This is literally saying black is white; or a right (1) Note, that the French law makes no' difference between fee-simple property and chattels. angle is a straight line. By the French law a man can sell every particle of his estate, or mortgage the whole for all it is worth; he may place the whole in an annuity for his life though he has twenty children; and this, that scientific-gentleman seriously tells his readers is the same thing as the law of entails, by which the proprietor is prohibited from selling or. mortgaging one iota of the entailed property, but must leave the whole estate en-lire lo Ihe /nan w/z0:3 his heir. The editor of a journal in an obscure corner of England who should hazard such a palpable falsehood, would be presuming too much on more

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  • Paperback | 120 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 227g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236638778
  • 9781236638779