Francis Palgrave Quote

History requires no less study than Law. We cannot dabble in its practical application. Would you take upon yourself to pay down your purchase-money for an acre of land, upon your knowledge of conveyancing derived from Blackstone's Commentaries?


The History of Normandy and of England (Volume 1), Preface (p. xxxix)

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History requires no less study than Law. We cannot dabble in its practical application. Would you take upon yourself to pay down your purchase-money...

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History requires no less study than Law. We cannot dabble in its practical application. Would you take upon yourself to pay down your purchase-money...

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History requires no less study than Law. We cannot dabble in its practical application. Would you take upon yourself to pay down your purchase-money...

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History requires no less study than Law. We cannot dabble in its practical application. Would you take upon yourself to pay down your purchase-money...