White parasols and elephants mad with pride are the flowers of a grant of land.
— SANSCRIT DEED, Works of Sir William Jones, Vol. I., p. 534.
It is well said, "Land is the right basis of an Aristocracy"; whoever possesses the Land, he more emphatically than any other is Governor, Vice-King of the people.
— THOMAS CARLYLE, Past and Present, Book III., Chap. 8.