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Page 291 - Do ye not know that the saints shall judge the world? and if the world shall be judged by you, are ye unworthy to judge the smallest matters? Know ye not that we shall judge Angels?
Page 390 - An express promise, therefore, as it should seem, can only revive a precedent good consideration which might have been enforced at law through the medium of an implied promise had it not been suspended by some positive rule of law, but can give no original right of action if the obligation on which it is founded never could have been enforced at law, though not barred by any legal maxim or statute provision.
Page 391 - P. 249] , and the conclusion there arrived at seems to be correct in general, "that an express promise can only revive a precedent good consideration, which might have been enforced at law through the medium of an implied promise, had it not been suspended by some positive rule of law; but can give no original cause of action, if the obligation, on which it is founded, never could have been enforced at law, though not barred by any legal maxim or statute provision.
Page 502 - Hotel, and certain desks and tables therein, should constitute the Court for the Correction of Errors of the State of New York.* What else does this bill do ? It directs that there shall be certain vaults, and safes, and rooms.
Page 277 - London Conveyance Company," or any other words, but they have a right to call upon this court to restrain the defendant from fraudulently using precisely the same words and devices which they have taken for the purpose of distinguishing their property, and thereby depriving them of the fair profits of their business by attracting custom on the false representation that carriages, really the defendant's, belong to, and are under the management of the plaintiffs.
Page 372 - An act to repeal an act of the present session of parliament, intituled, An act for the more effectual abolition of oaths and affirmations taken and made in various departments of the state, and to substitute declarations in lieu thereof, and for the more entire suppression of voluntary and extra-judicial oaths and affidavits, and to make other provisions for the abolition of unnecessary oaths.
Page 79 - I am informed that you are in possession of, or claim title to, the premises in this declaration of ejectment mentioned, or to some part thereof, and I, being sued in this action as...
Page 372 - ' more effectual Abolition of Oaths and Affirmations taken " ' and made in various Departments of the State, and to " ' substitute Declarations in lieu thereof, and for the more " ' entire Suppression of voluntary and extra-judicial Oaths " ' and Affidavits,' and to make other Provisions for the " Abolition of unnecessary Oaths.
Page 132 - ... the advantages of which he is desirous of securing to himself and his legal representatives : he therefore prays that letters patent of the United States may be issued, granting unto your petitioner, his heirs, administrators, or assigns, the full and exclusive right of making, constructing, using, and vending to others to be used...