Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Court of King's Bench, at Westminster: In the 7th, 8th, 9th and 10th Years of the Reign of His Late Majesty, King George the Second [1733-1738]; During which Time the Late Lord Chief Justice Hardwicke Presided in that Court, Volume 1

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R. Pheney and S. Sweet, 1815 - Law reports, digests, etc - 456 pages
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Page 26 - Printing-House, between the hours of ten in the morning and two in the afternoon, to preach eight Divinity Lecture Sermons, the year following, at St.
Page 15 - Berney, his eldest son, for life; remainder to the first and other sons of Hanson Berney in tail, with divers remainders over. And in this deed a power was given to the trustees, authorizing them, at the request of Sir John Berney...
Page 370 - Majesty's subjects, for and as pieces of lawful and current gold coin of this realm, called half-guineas, against the peace of our Lord the King, his crown and dignity.
Page 27 - The general rule is, that if the judge of nisi prius directs the jury on the point of law, and they think fit obstinately to find a verdict contrary to his direction, that is sufficient ground for granting a new trial ; and when the judge upon a doubt of law directs the jury to bring in the matter specially, and they find a general verdict, that also is a sufficient foundation for a new trial.
Page 135 - That all Writs of Error, wherein there shall be any Variance from the original Record, or other Defect, may and shall be amended and made agreeable to such Record, by the respective Courts where such Writ or Writs of Error shall be made returnable...
Page 146 - ... remains in force, without pleading any other matter specially; whereto the plaintiff or plaintiffs shall or may reply generally, and deny the matters pleaded as aforesaid, or reply any other matter or thing which may...
Page 308 - ... or one that he hires ; a lodger was never considered by any one as the occupier of a house : no part of it can be said to be in his tenure or occupation ; and though he pay rates, yet will he not have the power to vote, not being deemed to be a householder or occupier. A lodger cannot be said to be an...
Page 82 - It must be of very dangerous consequence to lay it down in general that a wife should be a sufficient sole evidence to bastardize her child, and to discharge her husband of the burden of its maintenance.
Page 371 - CD, to the evil example of all others in the like case offending, against the form of the statute in such case made and provided, and against the peace of our Lord the King, his crown and dignity.
Page 89 - Justice, nevertheless upheld a contract which involved the violation of that law, observing that ' if it should be laid down, that because goods are prohibited to be exported by the laws of any foreign country from whence they are brought, therefore the parties should have no remedy or action here, it would cut off all benefit of such trade from this kingdom, which would be of very bad consequence to the principal and most beneficial branches of our trade...

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