Reports of Cases Relating to Revenue Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Tennessee

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Jones, Purvis, 1874 - Law reports, digests, etc
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Page 472 - He saith unto them, Moses because of the hardness of your hearts suffered you to put away your wives: but from the beginning it was not so.
Page 471 - And he answered and said unto them, " Have ye not read, that he which made them at the beginning made them male and female, and said, For this cause shall a man leave father and mother, and shall cleave to his wife: and they twain shall be one flesh? Wherefore they are no more twain, but one flesh. What therefore God hath joined together, let not man put asunder.
Page 519 - A monopoly is an institution or allowance by the King by his grant, commission, or otherwise, to any person or persons, bodies politic or corporate, of or for the sole buying, selling, making, working, or using of anything, whereby any person or persons, bodies politic or corporate, are sought to be restrained of any freedom or liberty that they had before, or hindered in their lawful trade.
Page 498 - The Legislature shall have no power to suspend any general law for the benefit of any particular individual, nor to pass any law for the benefit of individuals inconsistent with the general laws of the land...
Page 360 - The obligation of a contract consists in its binding force on the party who makes it. This depends on the laws in existence when it is made;' these are necessarily referred to in all contracts, and forming a part of them as the measure ol the obligation to perform them by the one party, and the right acquired by the other.
Page 472 - Upon these two foundations, the law of nature and the law of revelation, depend all human laws; that is to say, no human laws should be suffered to contradict these.
Page 472 - Moses because of the hardness of your hearts suffered you to put away your wives : but from the beginning it was not so. And I say unto you, Whosoever shall put away his wife, except it be for fornication, and shall marry another, committeth adultery : and whoso marricth her which is put away doth commit adultery.
Page 270 - Partnership is a contract of two or more persons to place their money, effects, labor, and skill, or some or all of them, in lawful commerce or business, and to divide the profit and bear the loss in certain proportions.
Page 468 - ... it imposes. If it were once understood, that upon mutual disgust married persons might be legally separated, many couples, who now pass through the world with mutual comfort, with attention to their common offspring and to the moral order of civil society, might have been at this moment living in a state of mutual unkindness, in a state of estrangement from their common offspring, and in a state of the most licentious and unreserved immorality. In this case, as in many others, the happiness of...
Page 507 - No person shall for the same offence be twice put in jeopardy of his life or limb, nor shall any man's property be taken or applied to public use, without the consent of his representatives and without just compensation being previously made to him.

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