Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of Common Pleas, and Other Courts: With Tables of the Cases and Principal Matters, Volume 2

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Page 323 - The question for the opinion of the court was whether the plaintiff was entitled to recover. If he was, the verdict was to stand ; if he was not entitled to recover, a verdict was to be entered for the defendants.
Page 202 - ... from the beginning of the world to the day of the date of these presents.
Page 350 - All sheriffs and other officers having authority to grant reptevins, may and shall, in every replevin of a distress for rent, take, in their own names, from the Plaintiff and two responsible persons as sureties, a bond...
Page 374 - Proceedings shall and may be had upon such Judgment as may seem fit to the Discretion of the said Court from time to time, until the whole of the Debts due to the several Persons against whom such Discharge shall have been obtained shall be fully paid and satisfied...
Page 252 - Burroughs J. joined in the protest of the chief justice " against arguing too strongly upon public policy : it is a very unruly horse, and when once you get astride it, you never know where it will carry you. It may lead you from the sound law. It is never argued at all but when other points fail.
Page 160 - bottomed on this principle, that he who expects to derive advantage from an act which is done by another for him, must answer for any injury which a third person may sustain from it.
Page 297 - The fact is Lord Coke had no authority for what he states, but I am afraid we should get rid of a good deal of what is considered law in Westminster Hall if what Lord Coke says without authority is not law. He was one of the most eminent lawyers that ever presided as a judge in any court of justice, and what is said by such a person is good evidence of what the law is, particularly when it is in conformity with justice and common sense.
Page 153 - Assigns for ever, to take as Tenants in Common, and not as Joint Tenants, and to and for no other use, intent or purpose whatsoever.
Page 141 - ... any lands, tenements or hereditaments, or of any stock, money, goods, chattels or other personal estate, or securities for money to be laid out or disposed of in the purchase of any . lands, tenements or hereditaments, or of any estate or interest therein, or of any charge or incumbrance affecting or to affect the same...
Page 9 - Vaughan now moved for a rule to shew cause, why the verdict should not be set aside, and a new trial granted.