British Ruling Cases from Courts of Great Britain, Canada, Ireland, Australia and Other Divisions of the British Empire, Extensively Annotated, Том 4
"This series of reports is in a sense a continuation, but with a decided expansion, of the plan of the English ruling cases, as it takes the cases from the British empire, instead of from England only, but it continues the English ruling cases in the sense that it will include the most important cases from the English courts decided since that series terminated."--Pref.
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Сторінка 259 - 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.
Сторінка 406 - Days therein respectively mentioned all Notes, Bills, Bonds, Judgments, Mortgages, or other Securities or Conveyances whatsoever, given, granted, drawn, or entered into or executed by any Person or Persons whatsoever, where the Whole or any Part of the Consideration of such Conveyances or Securities...
Сторінка 257 - ... those acts necessary for the common and ordinary use and occupation of land and houses may be done, if conveniently done, without subjecting those who do them to an action.
Сторінка 650 - And it is invalid not merely on the ground of fraud, where fraud exists, but on the ground that the mind of the signer did not accompany the signature ; in other words, that he never intended to sign, and therefore in contemplation of law never did sign, the contract to which his name is appended.
Сторінка 271 - Where a parent gives a legacy to a child, not stating the purpose with reference to which he gives it, the court understands him as giving a portion...
Сторінка 294 - ... to do two things ; he has to give notice of his intention to purchase, and to pay the purchase money. But as far as the man who is liable to convey is concerned, his estate or interest is taken away from him without his consent, and the right to take it away being vested in another, the covenant giving the option must give that other an interest in the land.
Сторінка 650 - ... forbears to read, has a written contract falsely read over to him, the reader misreading to such a degree that the written contract is of a nature altogether different from the contract pretended to be read from the paper, which the blind or illiterate man afterwards signs; then, at least if there be no negligence, the signature so obtained is of no force.
Сторінка 216 - All the rest, residue and remainder of my property and estate, real, personal and mixed of...