Reports of Cases Decided by the English Courts: With Notes and References to Kindred Cases and Authorities, Volume 19

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William Gould, 1878

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Page 564 - Majesty, or to any person marrying a Second Time, whose Husband or Wife shall have been continually absent from such Person for the Space of Seven Years then last past, and shall not have been known by such Person to be living within that Time...
Page 386 - If he fails so to do, and no reasonable cause for' such failure is shown, the collision shall, in the absence of proof to the contrary, be deemed to have been caused by his wrongful act, neglect, or default.
Page 334 - We think that the true rule of law is that 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 his peril ; and if he does not do so, is prima facie answerable for all the damage which is the natural consequence of its escape.
Page 386 - ... danger to his own vessel, crew, and passengers (if any), to stay by the other vessel until he has ascertained that she has no need of further assistance, and to render to the other vessel, her master, crew, and passengers (if any...
Page 426 - In cases where the principal jurists agree, the presumption will be very great in favor of the solidity of their maxims ; and no civilized nation that does not arrogantly set all ordinary law and justice at defiance will venture to disregard the uniform sense of the established writers on international law.
Page 386 - ... vessel, if and so far as he can do so without danger to his own vessel crew and passengers (if any), (a) to render to the other vessel her master crew and passengers (if any) such assistance as may be practicable...
Page 281 - An order of discharge shall be conclusive evidence of the bankruptcy, and of the validity of the proceedings therein, and in any proceedings that may be instituted against a bankrupt who has obtained an order of discharge in respect of any debt from which he is released by the order, the bankrupt may plead that the cause of action occurred before his discharge, and may give this Act and the special matter in evidence.
Page 320 - ... thence next ensuing : and fully to be complete and ended, yielding and paying...
Page 246 - I am of opinion, however, that under such circumstances the purchaser has a right to expect a saleable article answering the description in the contract, without any particular warranty ; this is an implied term in every such contract. Where there is no opportunity to inspect the commodity, the maxim of caveat emptor does not apply.
Page 367 - The law of nations, founded upon justice, equity, convenience, and the reason of the thing, and confirmed by long usage...

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