Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Courts of King's Bench & Common Pleas: From 1670 to 1704

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S. Sweet, Stevens & Sons, 1826 - Law reports, digests, etc - 499 pages
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Page 329 - Lord MANSFIELD, Chief Justice, now declared, that the court did not feel it necessary for them to give any opinion on the second ground. His lordship said, that great difference had arisen, since the revolution, with respect to the expenditure of the public money. Before that period, all the public supplies were given to the King, who, in his individual capacity, contracted for all expenses. He alone had the disposition of the public money. But since that time, the supplies had been appropriated...
Page 329 - that great difference had arisen since the revolution with respect to the expenditure of the public money. Before that period, all the public supplies were given to the king, who, in his individual- capacity, contracted for all expenses. He alone had the disposition of the public money ; but since that time, the supplies have been appropriated by parliament to particular purposes, and now whoever advances money for the public service trusts to the faith of parliament.
Page 500 - Undoubtedly, the court of Common Pleas, first, and, upon a writ of error, the court of King's Bench, had held differently. But it ought always to be remembered it was the decision of lord Somers; and that was not the only case in which he stood against the majority of the judges; and the better consideration of subsequent times has shown his opinion deserved all the regard generally paid to it.
Page 214 - Robert, and the heirs male of his body; remainder to the heirs male of Robert Sot1vell, the father; ultimate remainder to the right heirs of Robert Sotwell, the father, for ever.
Page 138 - THOU SHALT NOT UNCOVER THE NAKEDNESS OF THY BROTHER'S WIFE : IT IS THY BROTHER'S NAKEDNESS.
Page 146 - I will and bequeath it to my wife, during her natural life ; and by her to be disposed of to such of my children as she shall think fit.
Page 348 - Specific performance will be refused where the original conveyance itself is void: as if a man covenants to- stand seised to the use of a mere stranger and to make further assurance; Fursaker v.
Page 300 - ... and wife do cohabit; for if the wife out of her good housewifery do save any thing out of it, this will be the husband's estate, and he shall reap the benefit of his wife's frugality; and he said, the reason of it is, because when the husband agrees to allow his wife a certain sum yearly, the end of this agreement is, that she may be provided with clothes and other necessaries, and whatsoever is saved out of this redounds to the...
Page 579 - A seised in fee covenanted to stand seised to the use of his heirs male, begotten, or to be begotten, on the body of his second wife...
Page 455 - Benyon lawfully to be begotten, severally, successively, and respectively, one after another, in order and course as they shall be in priority of birth and seniority of age; and the...

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