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Page 120 - to repeal so much of two Acts made in the tenth " and fifteenth years of the reign of His present " Majesty as authorises the Speaker of the House of " Commons to issue his warrant to the clerk of the Crown " for making out writs for the election of members to " serve in Parliament in the manner therein mentioned ; " and for substituting other provisions for the like
Page 197 - I have no doubt about the jurisdiction. The cases in which this Court interferes on behalf of infants are not confined to those in which there is property.
Page 334 - I am satisfied, as they gratify me with all I wish, and all I want, and expect nothing in return which I cannot give. " If these, dear Charles, are any temptations, I heartily invite you to come and partake of them.
Page 82 - G in petty sessions assembled, and in open court, before whom any such person as aforesaid charged with any offence made punishable under this act shall be brought or appear, are hereby authorized to hear and determine the case under the provisions of this act...
Page 198 - Courts of equity exercise their jurisdiction in decreeing specific performance of verbal agreements, where there has been part performance, for the purpose of preventing the great injustice which would arise from permitting a party to escape from the engagements he has entered into, upon the ground of the statute of frauds...
Page 196 - If any one will turn his mind attentively to the subject, he must see that this Court has not the means of acting, except where it has property to act upon.
Page 224 - In question, till reversed by error, or attaint, yet they do not make a law properly so called • (for that only the king and parliament can do); yet they have a great weight and authority in expounding, declaring and publishing what the law of this kingdom is...
Page 120 - Parliament in the manner therein mentioned ; and for substituting other provisions for the like purposes," so far as those powers enable the Speaker to nominate and appoint other persons, being members of the House of Commons, to issue warrants for the making out of new writs during the vacancy of the office of Speaker or during his absence out of the realm, shall extend to enable him to make the like nomination and appointment for issuing warrants, under the like circumstances and conditions, for...
Page 30 - Offence have disclosed such Act, on Oath, in consequence of any compulsory Process of any Court of Law or Equity in any Action, Suit, or Proceeding which shall have been bond fide instituted by any Party aggrieved, or if he shall have disclosed the same in any Examination or Deposition before any Commissioners of Bankruptcy.