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Page 62 - OLD Mother Hubbard Went to the cupboard, To get her poor dog a bone: But when she got there The cupboard was bare, And so the poor dog had none.
Page 48 - And when he comes with his carts, teams, or other carriages, to carry away his tithes, he must not suffer his horses or oxen to eat and depasture the grass growing in the grounds where the tithes arise, much less the corn there growing or cut : but...
Page 49 - And if the owner of the soil, after he has duly set forth his tithes, will stop up the ways, and not suffer the parson to carry away his tithes, or to spread, dry, and stack them upon the land ; this is no good setting forth of his tithes without fraud within the statute : but the parson may have an action upon the said statute, and may recover the treble value ; or may have an action upon the case for such disturbance ; or he may, if he will, break open the gate or fence which hinders him, and carry...
Page 48 - ... person carry away his corn or hay, or his other predial tithes, before the tithe thereof be set forth, or willingly withdraw his tithes of the same, or of such other things whereof predial tithes ought to be paid ; or do stop or let the parson, vicar, proprietor, owner, or other their deputies or farmers, to view, take and carry away their tithes as is...
Page 139 - ... clergy in opposition to each other; and has done more to paralyze their exertions, and to deprive them of the esteem of their parishioners, than all the efforts of all the infidels and sectaries that ever existed. In the emphatic language of Mr Grattan, 'it has made the clergyman's income to fall with his virtues, and to rise with his bad qualities; just as it has made the parishioner to lose by being ingenuous, and to save by dishonesty.
Page 28 - Cur': 1 cannot fee but that Turkies are Birds as tame as Hens or other Poultry, and therefore muft pay Tithes ; it is true, if Tithes be once paid of the...
Page 58 - Mixt tithes were those which arise, not immediately from the ground, but from things immediately nourished by the ground, as by means of goods depastured thereupon, or otherwise nourished with the fruits thereof; as colts, calves, lambs, chicken, milk, cheese, eggs.
Page 49 - But in this he must be cautious that he commit no riot, nor break any gate, rails, lock, or hedges, more than necessarily he must for his passage.
Page 72 - In these cases, it is held, and we think this is the true view of the law on this subject, that whether the articles sued for, were necessaries or not, is a question of fact, to be submitted to a jury, unless in a very clear case, when a judge would be warranted in directing a jury authoritatively, that some articles, as for instance, diamonds or race-horses, cannot be necessaries for any minor.
Page 49 - ... but the parson may have an action upon the said statute, and may recover the treble value ; or may have an action upon the case for such disturbance, as it seemeth ; or he may, if he •will, break open the gate or fence which hinders him, and carry away his tithes.

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