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" The common law recognizes as not necessarily unlawful certain manly sports calculated to give bodily strength, skill and activity, and '' to fit people for defence, public as well as personal, in time of need. "
Massachusetts Reports - Page 353
by Massachusetts. Supreme Judicial Court - 1876
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Ruins of Time: Exemplified in Sir Matthew Hale's History of the Pleas of the ...

Andrew Amos, Sir Matthew Hale - Pleas of the crown - 1856 - 268 pages
...or Cornish hugs, as " manly diversions, tending to give strength, skill, and activity, and fitting people for defence public as well as personal in time of need." It is curious to see how two of the highest authorities upon criminal law draw different conclusions...
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The American Reports: Containing All Decisions of General ..., Volume 20

Isaac Grant Thompson - Law reports, digests, etc - 1877
...manly sports calculated to give bodily strength, skill aud activity, and li to fit people for defense, public as well as personal, in time of need." Playing...cudgels or foils, or wrestling by consent, there being nc VOL. XX.— 42 Commonwealth v. Collberg. motive to do bodily harm on either side, are said to be...
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The Law Quarterly Review, Volume 6

Sir Frederick Pollock, Alfred Edward Randall - Law - 1890
...exercises unlawful. They are manly diversions, they tend to give strength, skill, and activity, and may fit people for defence, public as well as personal, in time of need. I would not be understood to speak here of prize fighting and boxing matches, or any other exertions...
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The Journal of Jurisprudence and Scottish Law Magazine, Volume 34

Scotland. Courts - Law - 1890
...exercises unlawful. They are manly diversions, they tend to give strength, skill, and activity, and may fit people for defence, public as well as personal, in time of need. I would not be understood to speak here of prize fighting and boxing matches, or any other exertions...
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A treatise on the law of torts in obligations arising from civil wrongs in ...

Sir Frederick Pollock, James Avery Webb - Torts - 1894 - 803 pages
...injury to another caused by intentional excess in mutual sport. Peterson v. Haffner, 59 Ind. 130. But "The common law recognizes as not necessarily unlawful...side, are said to be exercises of this description. * * * But prize-fighting, boxing matches and eucounor nearly so, because it is common and obvious....
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A treatise on the law of torts in obligations arising from civil wrongs in ...

Sir Frederick Pollock, James Avery Webb - Torts - 1894 - 803 pages
...injury to another caused by intentional excess in mutual sport. Peterson v. Haffner, 69 Ind. 180. But "The common law recognizes as not necessarily unlawful...defence, public as well as personal, in time of need. 1'laying at cudgels or foils, or wrestling by consent, there being no motive to do bodily harm on either...
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The American and English Encyclopaedia of Law, Volume 8

David Shephard Garland, James Cockcroft, Lucius Polk McGehee, Charles Porterfield - Law - 1898
...criminal liability. Thus in Com. v. Collberg, 119 Mass. 350, 20 Am. Rep. 328, Endicott, J., said: " The common law recognizes as not necessarily unlawful...strength, skill, and activity, and 'to fit people for defense, public as well as personal, in time of need.' Playing at cudgels or foils, or wrestling by...
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The Law and Practice in Actions for Torts in the State of New York

James Newton Fiero - Pleading - 1903 - 893 pages
...Girdwood, 7 Misc. Rep. 651. In Commonwealth v. Collberg, 119 Mass. 353, 20 Am. Rep. 328, it is said: " The common law recognizes as not necessarily unlawful...strength, skill, and activity, and to fit people for defense, public as well as personal, in time of need. Playing at cudgels or foils, or wrestling by....
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Modern American Law: A Systematic and Comprehensive Commentary on ..., Volume 3

Eugene Allen Gilmore - Law - 1914
...killed another, it was held manslaughter.70 As said by Endicott, J., in Commonwealth v. Collberg:71 "The common law recognizes as not necessarily unlawful...strength, skill, and activity, and 'to fit people for defense, public as well as personal, in time of need.' Playing at cudgels or foils, or wrestling by...
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A selection of cases and other authorities upon criminal law

Joseph Henry Beale - Criminal law - 1915 - 1011 pages
...instructions given by the presiding judge contained a full and accurate statement of the law. The common Jaw recognizes as not necessarily unlawful certain manly...calculated to give bodily strength, skill, and activity, and_ ••to fit people for defence, public as well as personal, in time of need."~ Playing ut cudgels...
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