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Page 389 - as follows :—" The person who for his own purposes brings on his land, and collects and keeps there, anything likely to do mischief, if it escapes, must keep it in at its peril, and, if he does not do so, is prima facie answerable for all the damage which is the natural consequence of its
Page 133 - arising naturally, ic according to the usual course of things, from such breach of contract itself, or such as may reasonably be supposed to have been in the contemplation of both parties, at the time they made the contract, as the probable result of the breach of it.
Page 208 - Computations of Time. 1. Revenue Side, Rule 61.—In all cases in which any particular number of days, not expressed to be clear days, is prescribed by the rules or practice of the court, the same shall be reckoned exclusively of the first day, and inclusively of the last day, unless the last day shall
Page 293 - the same manner varied or discharged : any contract which, if made between private persons, would be by law required to be in writing, and signed by the parties to be charged therewith, may bo made on behalf of the company in writing, signed by any person acting under the express or implied authority of the company ; and such contract may in the
Page 133 - itself, or such as may reasonably be supposed to have been in the contemplation of both parties, at the time they made the contract, as the probable result of the breach of it.
Page 389 - He can excuse himself by shewing that the escape was owing to the plaintiff's default ; or, perhaps, that the escape was the consequence of vis major, or the act of God ; but as nothing of this sort exists here, it is unnecessary to inquire what excuse would be sufficient.
Page 173 - Dictionary of Jurisprudence, explaining all the Technical Words and Phrases employed in the several Departments of English Law; including also the various Legal Terms used in Commercial Transactions; together with an Explanatory as well as Literal Translation of the Latin Maxims contained in th,e Writings of the Ancient and Modern Commentators.
Page 42 - good and lawful money of Great Britain, to be paid to the said XY, and for which payment to be well and truly made we bind ourselves and each of us for the whole, our heirs, executors, or
Page 133 - on the other hand, if these special circumstances were wholly unknown to the party breaking the contract, he, at the most, could only be supposed to have had in his contemplation the amount of injury which would arise generally, and in the great multitude of cases not affected by any special circumstances, from such a breach of contract
Page 87 - I, Robert Monsey Baron Cranworth, Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain, intrusted by virtue of her Majesty the Queen's sign manual with the care and commitment of the custody of the persons and estates of persons found idiot, lunatic, or of unsound mind, do, with the advice and assistance of the Right Hon. Sir James Lewis Knight Bruce and the Right Hon.