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Page 714 - The decisions on the subject of passengers' baggage turn upon the question : What articles may baggage consist of ? This is a mixed question of law and fact, to be determined by the jury under proper instructions from the court.
Page 750 - That private property ought to be subservient to public uses, when necessity requires it ; nevertheless, whenever any person's property is taken for the use of the public, the owner ought to receive an equivalent in money.
Page 23 - It is a cardinal rule of statutory construction that significance and effect shall, if possible, be accorded to every word. As early as in Bacon's Abridgment, sect. 2, it was said that 'a statute ought, upon the whole, to be so construed that, if it can be prevented, no clause, sentence, or word shall be superfluous, void, or insignificant.
Page 307 - ... shall not affect any act done, or any • right accruing or accrued or established, or any suit or proceeding had or commenced in any civil case before the time when such repeal shall take effect...
Page 719 - Where a man is under a moral obligation, which no court of law or equity can enforce, and promises, the honesty and rectitude of the thing is a consideration.
Page 708 - Is not that very question a question of fact, or a mixed question of law and fact ? Certainly it is.
Page 530 - The resulting trust, not within the Statute of Frauds, and which may be shown without writing, is when the purchase is made with the proper moneys of the cestui que trust, and the deed not taken in his name. The trust results from the original transaction, at the time it takes place, and at no other time; and it is founded on the actual payment of money, and on no other ground.
Page 341 - Now in the case of a sale of goods, if nothing remains to be done on the part of the seller, as between him and the buyer, before the thing purchased is to be delivered, the property in the goods immediately passes to the buyer, and that in the price to the seller...