The Law Review and Quarterly Journal of British and Foreign Jurisprudence, Volume 4

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O. Richards, 1846 - International law

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Page 285 - die without leaving issue," or "have no issue," or any other words which may import either a want or failure of issue of any person in his lifetime or at the time of his death, or an indefinite failure of his issue...
Page 135 - One witness shall not rise up against a man for any iniquity, or for any sin, in any sin that he sinneth: at the mouth of two witnesses, or at the mouth of three witnesses, shall the matter be established.
Page 44 - Tenant in fee-simple (or, as he is frequently styled, tenant in fee) is he that hath lands, tenements, or hereditaments, to hold to him and his heirs forever : generally, absolutely, and simply ; without mentioning what heirs, but referring that to his own pleasure, or to the disposition of the law.
Page 221 - Act, no attorney or solicitor, nor any executor, administrator, or assignee of any attorney or solicitor, shall commence or maintain any action or suit for the recovery of any fees, charges, or disbursements, for any business done by such attorney or solicitor...
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Page 466 - ... if the representation was honestly made, and believed at the time to be true by the party making it, though not true in point of fact, we think this does not amount to fraud in law, but that the rule of caveat emptor applies, and the representation itself does not furnish a ground of action.
Page 83 - draw out the thread of their verbosity finer than the staple of their 'argument.
Page 227 - That every contract made for or about any matter or thing which is prohibited and made unlawful by any statute is a void contract, though the statute itself doth not mention that it shall be so, but only inflicts a penalty on the offender, because a penalty implies a prohibition, though there are no prohibitory words in the statute...
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Page 288 - That no descent cast, discontinuance, or warranty which may happen or be made after the said Thirty-first day of December, One thousand eight hundred and thirty-three shall toll or defeat any right of entry or action for the recovery of land.

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