The Articled Clerk's Hand-book: Containing a Course of Study for the Preliminary, Intermediate, and Final Examinations of Articled Clerks and the Books to be Read and Studied for Each Examination, Also the Law Relating Thereto and All the Necessary Forms : Being a Complete Guide to the Candidate's Successful Examination and His Admission on the Roll of Attorneys and Solicitors, to which are Now Added Sets of Papers of Questions Asked at the Preliminary Examinations and a Digest of All the Intermediate Law and Book-keeping Questions from the Commencement of the Examinations in 1862 to the Present Time, with Answers and a Glossary of Technical Law Phrases

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H. Cox, 1873 - 196 pages

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Page 73 - I tell you that which you yourselves do know; Show you sweet Caesar's wounds, poor poor dumb mouths, And bid them speak for me: but were I Brutus, And Brutus Antony, there were an Antony Would ruffle up your spirits and put a tongue In every wound of Caesar that should move The stones of Rome to rise and mutiny.
Page 125 - That no will shall be valid unless it shall be in writing and executed in manner hereinafter mentioned ; (that is to say), it shall be signed at the foot or end thereof by the testator, or by some other person in his presence and by his direction ; and such signature shall be made or acknowledged by the testator in the presence of two or more witnesses present at the same time, and such witnesses shall attest and shall subscribe the will in the presence of the testator, but no form of attestation...
Page 78 - I have lived long enough : my way of life Is fall'n into the sear, the yellow leaf ; And that which should accompany old age, As honour, love, obedience, troops of friends, I must not look to have...
Page 38 - Equity is a roguish thing ; for law we have a measure, know what to trust to ; equity is according to the conscience of him that is Chancellor, and as that is larger or narrower, so is equity. 'Tis all one as if they should make the standard for the measure we call a foot...
Page 44 - Person shall make any Statement shall state to him, and give him clearly to understand, that he has nothing to hope from any Promise of Favour, and nothing to fear from any Threat which may have been holden out to him to induce him to make any Admission or Confession of his Guilt, but that whatever he shall then say may be given in Evidence against him upon his Trial, notwithstanding such Promise or Threat...
Page 33 - And therefore on a feoffment to A and his heirs, to the use of B and his heirs...
Page 44 - Having heard the evidence, do you wish to say anything in answer to the charge? You are not obliged to say' anything, unless you desire to do so, but whatever you say will be taken down in writing and may be given in evidence...
Page 47 - The Court may, if it shall think fit, on any such decree, order that the husband shall to the satisfaction of the Court secure to the wife such gross sum of money, or such annual sum of money for any term not exceeding her own life, as, having regard to her fortune (if any), to the ability of the husband, and to the conduct of the parties, it shall deem reasonable...
Page 60 - ... required, the usual written notices, which shall state, in addition to the particulars now required, his place or places of abode or service, for the last preceding twelve months; and the master or prothonotary, as the case may be, shall reduce all such notices, as in this rule first mentioned, into an alphabetical table or tables, under convenient heads, and affix the same, on the first day of term, in some conspicuous place within or near to, and on the outside of each Court.
Page 46 - Power to direct in what Manner such Damages shall be paid or applied, and to direct that the whole or any Part thereof shall be settled for the Benefit of the Children (if any) of the Marriage, or as a Provision for the Maintenance of the Wife.

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