- The real line of distinction between rural people was one of material means instead of legal status: free or unfree. - "Our Legal Heritage, 4th Ed.", S. A. Reilly.
- Slaves, I mean; not the unfree agricultural laborers, they were in a higher class, but the regularly bound slaves, who were descendants, either of the early British inhabitants or of the Saxons themselves, who had been punished in the courts and had been sentenced into slavery, or men who had voluntarily sold themselves into slavery. - "Popular Law-making", Frederic Jesup Stimson.
- With this my press might still be very unfree, as e. - "The Ego and His Own", Max Stirner.