Montesquieu Quote

Slavery, properly so called, is the establishment of a right which gives to one man such a power over another as renders him absolute master of his life and fortune.


De l'Esprit des Lois (1748) [The Spirit of the Laws]

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Slavery, properly so called, is the establishment of a right which gives to one man such a power over another as renders him absolute master of his...

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Slavery, properly so called, is the establishment of a right which gives to one man such a power over another as renders him absolute master of his...

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Slavery, properly so called, is the establishment of a right which gives to one man such a power over another as renders him absolute master of his...

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Slavery, properly so called, is the establishment of a right which gives to one man such a power over another as renders him absolute master of his...