The Southeastern Reporter, Volume 33

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West Publishing Company, 1899 - Law reports, digests, etc
 

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Page 222 - Be it therefore enacted, that whensoever the death of a person shall be caused by wrongful act, neglect or default, and the act, neglect or default is such as would (if death had not ensued) have entitled the party injured to maintain an action and recover damages in respect thereof...
Page 146 - The poorest man may in his cottage bid defiance to all the forces of the Crown. It may be frail — its roof may shake — the wind may blow through it — the storm may enter — the rain may enter — but the King of England cannot enter ! — all his forces dare not cross the threshold of the ruined tenement...
Page 275 - And he said unto them. Ye are they which justify yourselves before men; but God knoweth your hearts: for that which is highly esteemed among men is abomination in the sight of God.
Page 276 - And if any mischief follow, then thou shalt give life for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot, burning for burning, wound for wound, stripe for stripe.
Page 275 - But every man now finds the contrary in his own experience ; that his reason is corrupt, and his understanding full of ignorance and error.
Page 286 - It shall not have jurisdiction in civil cases where the matter in controversy, exclusive of costs, is less in value or amount than...
Page 275 - Why callest thou me good? there is none good but one, that is, God : but if thou wilt enter into life, keep the commandments.
Page 372 - In the silence of any positive rule, affirming, or denying, or restraining the operation of foreign laws, courts of justice presume the tacit adoption of them by their own government, unless they are repugnant to its policy, or prejudicial to its interests.
Page 239 - The first and most important assignment of error is that the court erred in refusing to set aside the verdict of the jury as contrary to the law and the evidence.
Page 315 - And the said party of the second part, in consideration of the leasing of the premises aforesaid, by the said party of the first part to the said party of the second part...

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