Oras et littora circum

Delos (floating) round coasts and shores, is from Virgil, Aeneid, III. 75. Burke says that the Assembly instead of giving stability and permanence to landed property, have set it in fluctuation.

Note by A.J.Grieve, (MA) to the chapter Changes To The Constitution in Part Two of "Reflections On The Revolution"
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