QuotationsLord Thomas Erskine
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Lord Thomas Erskine
British lawyer, politician
(1750-1821)

"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...

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