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Page 118 - An Act to aid in the construction of telegraph lines, and to secure to the Government the use of the same for postal, military, and other purposes...
Page 117 - Constitution leads to the conclusion that no State has the right to lay a tax on interstate commerce in any form, whether by way of duties laid on the transportation of the subjects of that commerce, or on the receipts derived from that transportation, or on the occupation or business of carrying it on, and the reason is that such taxation is a burden on that commerce, and amounts to a regulation of it, which belongs solely to Congress.
Page 168 - That every receiver or manager of any property appointed by any court of the United States may be sued in respect of any act or transaction of his in carrying on the business connected with such property, without the previous leave of the court in which such receiver or manager was appointed...
Page 320 - The accused has a right to demand it, on the simple principle that every man is presumed to be innocent until he is proved to be guilty.
Page 28 - He that hath a wife and children hath given hostages to fortune ; for they are impediments to great enterprises, either of virtue or mischief.
Page 118 - Congress, and over, under, or across the navigable streams or waters of the United States: Provided, That such lines of telegraph shall be so constructed and maintained as not to obstruct the navigation of- such streams and waters, or interfere with the ordinary travel on such military or post roads.
Page 132 - Damages arising from mere sudden terror, unaccompanied by any actual physical injury, but occasioning a nervous or mental shock, cannot under such circumstances be considered a consequence which, in the ordinary course of things, would flow from the negligence of the gate-keeper.
Page 226 - But the doctrine that the owner of property, in the free exercise of his will in disposing of it, cannot so dispose of it, but that the object of his bounty, who parts with nothing in return, must hold it subject to the debts due his creditors, though that may soon deprive him of all the benefits sought to be conferred by the testator's affection or generosity, is one which we are not prepared to announce as the doctrine of this court.
Page 273 - In general, it may be said that the specific relief will be granted when it is apparent, from a view of all the circumstances of the particular case, that it will subserve the ends of justice ; and that it will be withheld when, from a like view, it appears that it will produce hardship or injustice to either of the parties.