- A tenant for life, having power to grant a lease, should grant it only in the terms of the power, otherwise the lease is void, and his estate may be made to pay heavy penalties under the covenant, usually the only one onerous on the lessor, for quiet enjoyment. - "The Book of Household Management", Mrs. Isabella Beeton.
- 2703. A lessor may also grant an under- lease for a term less than his own: to grant the whole of his term would be an assignment. - "The Book of Household Management", Mrs. Isabella Beeton.
- Indeed, a high capital value may sometimes be a means of increasing the income, since in the minds both of lessor and lessee the usual percentage return on capital will be a factor in determining what is a " proper" rental. - "The Value of Money", Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr..