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Page 356 - Mr. Laing admits that there exists no necessity for overthrowing the fundamental principles of jurisprudence " — it is only a question of a few years, " more or less, and ready-money will " ultimately make its way " — that is to say, in India, as everywhere else, men will get the commodities of the land if they choose to offer a just and fair price. " But it cannot be denied that Lancashire has suffered " — alas ! indeed it cannot. But are we, on that account...
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