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" that whoever drew blood in the streets should be punished with the utmost severity," was held after long debate not to extend to the surgeon, who opened the vein of a person that fell down in the street with a fit. 5. But, lastly, the most universal and... "
Register of Debates in Congress: Comprising the Leading Debates and ... - Page 2907
by United States. Congress - 1825
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Readings on the History and System of the Common Law

Common law - 1904 - 404 pages
...the surgeon who opened the vein of a person that fell down in the street in a fit. 5. (But, lastly, the most universal and effectual way of discovering the true meaning of a law, when the words are dubious, is by considering the reason and spirit of it; or the cause which...
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The American and English Railroad Cases: A Collection of All Cases ...

Railroad law - 1905
...did not apply to a surgeon who bled a man that fell down in the street in a fit. Blackstone says that the most universal and effectual way of discovering the true meaning of a law is. when the words are dubious, by considering the reason and spirit of it, or the cause that...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of ..., Volume 77

Vermont. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1905
...did not apply to a surgeon who bled a man that fell down in the street in a fit. Blackstone says that the most universal and effectual way of discovering the true meaning of a law is, when the words are dubious, by considering the reason and spirit of it, or the cause that...
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Hawaiian Reports: Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of the ..., Volume 17

Hawaii. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1906
...uncertain "One of the most effectual ways of discovering tfre true meaning of the law, when its expressions are dubious, is by considering the reason and spirit of it, or the cause which induced the legislature to enact it." Sec. 12, RL There was no reason for limiting the power...
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The Northwestern Reporter, Volume 104

Law reports, digests, etc - 1906
...be determined from the purpose of the enactment, and the object sought to be accomplished thereby. "The most universal and effectual way of discovering the true meaning of a law is by considering the reason and spirit of it, or the cause which moved the legislator to enact...
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Cases Determined in the Supreme Court of Washington, Volume 53

Washington (State). Supreme Court, Arthur Remington, Solon Dickerson Williams - Law reports, digests, etc - 1909
...literally understood, we must a little deviate from the received sense of them. . . . But, lastly, the most universal and effectual way of discovering the true meaning of a law, when the words are dubious, is by considering the reason and spirit of it; or the cause which...
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The Pacific Reporter, Volume 100

Law reports, digests, etc - 1909
...that no Intoxicating liquors should, under any circumstances, except as therein provided, be sold. "The most universal and effectual way of discovering the true meaning of a law is by considering the reason and spirit of It, or the cause which moved the legislator to enact...
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The Bar: West Virginia, Volume 17

Law - 1910
...Blackstone, as found in the first book of his Commentaries, at section sixty-one : — "But, lastly, the most universal and effectual way of discovering the true meaning of a law, when the words are dubious, is by considering the reason and spirit of it; or the cause which...
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Handbook on the Construction and Interpretation of the Laws

Henry Campbell Black - Law - 1911 - 710 pages
...surgeon who opened the veins of a person who fell down in the street in a fit.41 So Blackstone says: "The most universal and effectual way of discovering the true meaning of a law, when the words are dubious, is by considering the reason and spirit of it, or the cause which...
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Cyclopedia of Law ...

Charles Erehart Chadman - Law - 1912
...fit. *5. But, lastly, the most universal and ef[*61] fectual way of discovering the true meaning of a law, when the words are dubious, is by considering the reason and spirit of it; or the cause which moved the legislator to enact it. For when this reason ceases, the law itself ought likewise...
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