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Page 64 - ... or upon any agreement that is not to be performed within the space of one year from the making thereof; unless the agreement upon which such action shall be brought, or some memorandum or note thereof, shall be in writing, and signed by the party to be charged therewith...
Page 59 - Noble madam, Men's evil manners live in brass; their virtues We write in water.
Page 489 - Britain as have omitted to make and file Affidavits of the Execution of Indentures of Clerks to Attornies and Solicitors to make and file the same on or before the First Day of Hilary Term One thousand eight hundred and thirty-two ; and to allow Persons to make and file such Affidavits, although the Persons whom they served shall have neglected to take out their annual Certificates.
Page 102 - ... (the act of God, the Queen's enemies, fire, and all and every other dangers and accidents of the seas, rivers, and navigation of whatever nature and kind soever excepted) unto or to assigns freight for the said goods with primage and average accustomed.
Page 142 - The effect of this speech, both within the walls of parliament and out of them, was prodigious. It gave Lord Thurlow an...
Page 292 - O'er Bodley's dome his future labours spread, And Bacon's mansion trembles o'er his head.
Page 294 - Then welcome business, welcome strife, Welcome the cares, the thorns of life, The visage wan, the pore-blind sight, The toil by day, the lamp by night, The tedious forms, the solemn prate, The pert dispute, the dull debate, The drowsy bench, the babbling hall, For thee, fair Justice, welcome all!
Page 116 - W. 3, cp) ; by which it is enacted, that " in all actions of trespass, assault, and battery, and other personal actions, wherein the judge, at the trial of the cause, shall not find and certify under his hand, upon the back of the record, that an assault and battery was sufficiently proved by the plaintiff against the defendant, or that the freehold or title of the land mentioned in the plaintiffs declaration was chiefly in question...
Page 118 - In actions of trespass quare clausumfregit, the plea of not guilty shall operate as a denial that the defendant committed the trespass alleged in the place mentioned, but not as a denial of the plaintiff's possession or right of possession of that place, which if intended to be denied, must be traversed specially.