Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of Vermont, Volume 32 (Google eBook)

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J. Spooner, 1861 - Law reports, digests, etc
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Page 305 - ... credit, and to bring him into public scandal, infamy, and disgrace...
Page 87 - ... contrary to the form of the statute in such case made and provided : whereby and by force of the statute...
Page 63 - ... signed by the testator, or by some person in his presence, and by his express direction, and attested and subscribed in the presence of the testator by two or more competent witnesses...
Page 571 - Russell, vol. 2, p. 2, says, the true meaning of larceny is, "the felonious taking the property of another without his consent and against his will, with intent to convert it to the use of the taker.
Page 121 - The misbehavior must not have merely a remote and indirect tendency to injure the school. All improper conduct or language may perhaps have, by influence and example, a remote tendency of that kind. But the tendency of the acts so done out of the teacher's supervision for which he may punish must be direct and immediate in their bearing upon the welfare of the school, or the authority of the master and the respect due to him.
Page 135 - ... under circumstances which ought to have excited the suspicion of a prudent and careful man.
Page 121 - In the schoolroom to set at naught the proper discipline of the school, to impair the authority of the teachers, and to bring them into ridicule and contempt. Such power is essential to the preservation of order, decency, decorum, and good government in the public schools.
Page 169 - ... whereof the said plaintiff hath above thereof complained against him the said defendant; and this he the said defendant is ready to verify; wherefore he prays judgment, if the said plaintiff ought to have or maintain his aforesaid action thereof against him, &c.
Page 118 - when the punishment is, in their opinion, thus unreasonable, and it appears that the parent acted mnlo ammo, from wicked motives, under the influence of an unsocial heart, he ought to be liable to damages. For error of opinion, he ought to be excused; but for malice of heart, he must not be shielded from the just claims of the child.
Page 206 - Presumptions of this nature are adopted from the general infirmity of human nature, the difficulty of preserving muniments of title, and the public policy of supporting long and uninterrupted possessions. They are founded upon the consideration, that the facts are such as could not, according to the ordinary course of human affairs, occur, unless there was a transmutation of title to, or an admission of an existing adverse title in, the party in possession.

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