Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: During the Time of Lord Chancellor Thurlow, Volume 3 (Google eBook)

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C. C. Little and J. Brown, 1844 - Equity
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Page 4 - ED his said intended wife, for and during the term of her natural life ; and from and after her decease...
Page 522 - In relief against conscience or public convenience, has always refused Its aid to stale demands, where the party has slept upon his right, and acquiesced for a great length of time. Nothing can call forth this court into activity but conscience, good faith, and reasonable diligence ; where these are wanting, the court is passive, and does nothing. Laches and neglect are always discountenanced, and therefore, from the beginning of this Jurisdiction, there was always a limitation to suits In this court.
Page 368 - The evidence in such a case applying to stated intervals, ought to go to the state and habit of the person, and not to the accidental interview of any individual or to the degree of self-possession in any particular •act...
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Page 465 - ... last will and testament in writing, or any writing in the nature of, or purporting to be, her last will and testament, or any codicil or codicils thereto, to be...
Page 522 - But as often as parliament had limited the time of actions and remedies to a certain period, in legal proceedings, the Court of Chancery adopted that rule, and applied it to similar cases in equity.
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