Nevertheless it is certain that the number of serfs and mortmains is still very great.
"The Origins of Contemporary France, Volume 1 (of 6)" by Hippolyte A. Taine
The mortmain of theorists extinct in science clings as close as that of ecclesiastics defunct in law.
"Medical Essays" by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
Fully one half the ground of the city was covered by religious buildings and mortmain property.
"Castilian Days" by John Hay
The world of Islam is held in mortmain by the prophet.
"The Unity of Civilization" by Various
They might defeat the Mortmain Acts.
"Against Home Rule (1912)" by Various
Nor are these estates held altogether in the character or with the evils supposed inherent in mortmain.
"The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. III. (of 12)" by Edmund Burke
The mortmain of the Church was soon to fall upon Urbino, as it had already fallen on Ferrara.
"Renaissance in Italy, Volumes 1 and 2" by John Addington Symonds
Mortmain, Statute of, 212.
"A Student's History of England, v. 1 (of 3)" by Samuel Rawson Gardiner
Half of its area was once covered by religious buildings or mortmain property.
"Cathedrals of Spain" by John A. (John Allyne) Gade
By the law of mortmain religious houses were prohibited from acquiring it.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 3" by Various