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These words in a lease have the effect of creating a lease for years. Formal words in a lease, , 'ad firmam tradidi,' signifying a letting on a certain rent payable in produce. A conveyance of any lands or tenements, made for life, for years, or at will, but always for a less time than the lessor hath in the premises. 2 William Blackstone, Commentaries on the Laws of England 317-18 (1766).

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