The doctrine of "adverse possession" is founded on the anxiety of our law to secure quietude of title.
It is not wonderful that property began in adverse possession.
A far longer period than the present one was requisite to constitute "adverse possession" at the time mentioned in the text.
The civil statutes also give moral validity to the title of prescription, or adverse possession.
He found him in adverse possession of his property and with a gun raised ready to shoot.
But Truth has a right of way everywhere, and will recover it at last, spite of the adverse possession of a political party.