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Page 355 - ... so as such person and persons, or his or their heir and heirs, shall within ten years next after his and their full age, discoverture, coming of sound mind, enlargement out of prison, or coming into this realm, or death, take benefit of and sue forth the same, and at no time after the said ten years, III.
Page 247 - That the independency and uprightness of judges are essential to the impartial administration of justice, and a great security to the rights and liberties of the people...
Page 713 - Purcell his heirs and assigns forever to the only proper use and behoof of him the said John Purcell his heirs and assigns forever. And the said Nathaniel Massie and Susan his wife for themselves their heirs executors and administrators...
Page 353 - ... years, feme covert, non compos mentis, imprisoned or beyond the seas, that then such person or persons shall be at liberty to bring the same actions...
Page 220 - A court of equity, which is never active in relief against conscience or public convenience, has always refused its aid to stale demands, where the party has slept upon his right, and acquiesced for a great length of time. Nothing can call forth this court into activity but conscience, good faith and reasonable diligence; where these are wanting, the court is passive, and does nothing. Laches and neglect are always discountenanced, and therefore, from the beginning of this jurisdiction, there was...
Page 82 - Counties palatine are so called a palatio; because the owners thereof (the earl of Chester, the bishop of Durham, and the duke of Lancaster,) had in those counties jura regalia, as fully as the king hath in his palace ; regalem potestatem in omnibus, as Bracton expresses it u.
Page 517 - Act and Deed and the land and Premises therein mentioned to be the right and Estate of the within named Nicholas Crawl his heirs and assigns forever According to Act of assembly in such Cases late made and Provided.
Page 353 - Provided nevertheless, That if any person or persons, that is or shall be entitled to such writ or writs, or...