In the Ely railway, not one person connected with the country through which it was to pass, subscribed the title-deed.
Money is, therefore, correspondent in its nature to the title-deed of an estate.
But in the real estate office of Europe some Power claims the right to "protect" that swamp; some treaty is filed as a title-deed.
It is of no use to possess the title-deed if one does not visit one's estate.
That little paper which he guards so carefully is the title-deed.
Then what sending for the wise men who professed to explain the title-deed!
Not a title-deed or other document exists; yet this is a region of considerable extent—say fifty miles by thirty.
But the Spaniard did not seal his title-deed with the indelible signet of race.
The English made their will law, and force their title-deed.
Kruger's downfall should teach us that it is not rifles but Justice which is the title-deed of a nation.