Atlantic Reporter, Volume 33

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West Publishing Company, 1896 - Law reports, digests, etc
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Page 441 - An assault is an unlawful attempt, coupled with a present ability, to commit a violent injury on the person of another.
Page 296 - ... if the hazard be increased by any means within the control or knowledge of the insured...
Page 409 - ... other lawful and reasonable acts, conveyances, and assurances in the law, for the better and more effectually vesting and confirming the premises...
Page 421 - No man is held by law to a higher degree of skill than the fair average of his profession or trade, and the standard of due care is the conduct of the average prudent man.
Page 238 - ... neglect or failure aforesaid a right of action shall accrue to the widow and lineal heirs of the person whose life shall be lost for like recovery of damages for the Injury they shall have sustained.
Page 204 - A supplement to the act entitled >An Act securing to mechanics and others payment for their labor and materials, in erecting any house or other building within the City and County of Philadelphia, and for other purposes.
Page 412 - When there are two acts on the same subject the rule is to give effect to both if possible. But if the two are repugnant in any of their provisions, the latter act, without any repealing clause, operates to the extent of the repugnancy as a repeal of the first...
Page 306 - Directions for the Payment of any Debt or Debts), shall be thereby given or made, such Devise, Legacy, Estate, Interest, Gift, or Appointment shall, so far only as concerns such Person attesting 'the Execution of such Will...
Page 369 - Provided, that no person shall at any time be allowed to vote in the election of the city council of any city, or upon any proposition to impose a tax, or for the expenditure of money in any town or city, unless he shall within the year next preceding have paid a tax assessed upon his property therein, valued at least at one hundred and thirty-four dollars.
Page 209 - ... such person shall not, by reason thereof, be entitled to be acquitted, but the jury shall be at liberty to return as their verdict that the defendant is not guilty of the felony or misdemeanor charged, but is guilty of an attempt to commit the same...

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