Lord Thomas Erskine
British lawyer, politician
"I am to ask your Lordships, in the name of that God who gave to man his
dominion over the lower world, to acknowledge and recognise that dominion to
be a moral trust.
- in an address to the House of Lords when he introduced a bill in the House of Lords for the prevention of cruelty to animals, arguing that humanity's dominion over them was given by God as a moral trust...