In the earliest society the proprietors made their own wealth, and so long as it comes to the owners in the direct way, no other opinion would arise in any equitable community than that property
should make the law for property
, and persons the law for persons.
Those who hold and those who are without property
have ever formed distinct interests in society.
Socialism, Communism, or whatever one chooses to call it, by converting private property
into public wealth, and substituting co-operation for competition, will restore society to its proper condition of a thoroughly healthy organism, and insure the material well-being of each member of the community.
Nevertheless a prince ought to inspire fear in such a way that, if he does not win love, he avoids hatred; because he can endure very well being feared whilst he is not hated, which will always be as long as he abstains from the property
of his citizens and subjects and from their women.
He was known to us all as being a most cruel wretch,--a common drunk- ard, who had, by his reckless mismanagement and profligate dissipation, already wasted a large por- tion of his father's property
Is it to be exercised in a discrimination between the different departments of industry, or between the different kinds of property
, or between the different degrees of property
Discomfort" is a property
of a sensation or other mental occurrence, consisting in the fact that the occurrence in question stimulates voluntary or reflex movements tending to produce some more or less definite change involving the cessation of the occurrence.
Or rather, it may be presumed, that bearing in mind the wholesale forays made upon them by their nautical visitors, they consider the property
of the latter as a fair object of reprisal.
Donors contributed Church property
that had been stolen.
It meant, in the third place, that the property
had found a tenant, and was to be renovated immediately out of doors and in.
Nay, I absolutely claim a property
in all such sentiments the moment they are transcribed into my writings, and I expect all readers henceforwards to regard them as purely and entirely my own.
It has agglomerated production, and has concentrated property
in a few hands.