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Page 277 - Every share in any company shall be deemed and taken to have been issued, and to be held subject to the payment of the whole amount thereof in cash...
Page 176 - ... to establish a defence on the ground of insanity, it must be clearly proved that, at the time of the committing of the act, the party accused was labouring under such a defect of reason, from disease of the mind, as not to know the nature and quality of the act he was doing; or, if he did know it, that he did not know he was doing what was wrong.
Page 249 - MACKENZIE. Studies in Roman Law. With Comparative Views of the Laws of France, England, and Scotland. By Lord MACKENZIE, one of the Judges of the Court of Session in Scotland.
Page 292 - ... whether the damage was occasioned entirely by the negligence or improper conduct of the defendant, or whether the plaintiff himself so far contributed to the misfortune by his own negligence or want of ordinary and common care and caution, that, but for such negligence or want of ordinary r care and caution on his part, the misfortune would not have happened.
Page 161 - The notion that it is one man's duty that another should be religious, was the foundation of all the religious persecutions ever perpetrated, and if admitted, would fully justify them. Though the feeling which breaks out in...
Page 96 - Here Hickey reclines, a most blunt pleasant creature, And slander itself must allow him good nature ; He cherish'd his friend, and he relish'da bumper ; Yet one fault he had, and that one was a thumper ! Perhaps you may ask if the man was a miser ? I answer no, no, for he always was wiser : Too courteous, perhaps, or obligingly flat ? His very worst foe can't accuse him of that. Perhaps he confided in men as they go, And so was too foolishly honest ? ah, no ! Then what was his failing ? come tell...
Page 208 - The right of the neutral to transport, and of the hostile power to seize, are conflicting rights, and neither party can charge the other with a criminal act.
Page 147 - ... wanderers over the face of the earth, with their hand against every man, and every man's hand against them.
Page 212 - ... felt ourselves bound to consider whether we were exceeding what could actually be required by International Law, but we are of opinion that if those recommendations should be adopted, the Municipal Law of this realm available for the enforcement of neutrality will derive increased efficiency, and will, so far as we can see, have been brought into full conformity with Your Majesty's international obligations.