Massachusetts Reports, Volume 119

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H.O. Houghton and Company, 1876 - Law reports, digests, etc

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Page 53 - Code of 1954, with interest thereon as required by law, then this obligation shall be void; otherwise It shall be and remain In full force and effect.
Page 28 - Annexed to the declaration was an account of goods sold to Moore. The case was submitted to the Superior Court, and, after judgment for the plaintiffs, to this court, on appeal, on an agreed statement of facts in substance as follows: The...
Page 138 - J., who allowed a bill of exceptions in substance as follows : The defendant...
Page 133 - And provided also, that in case the premises; or any part thereof during said term, be destroyed or damaged by fire or other unavoidable casualty, so that the same shall be thereby rendered unfit for use and habitation...
Page 501 - I have good right to sell and convey the same as aforesaid ; and that I will, and my heirs, executors and administrators shall, WARRANT and DEFEND the same to the grantee and his heirs and assigns forever against the lawful .claims and demands of all persons.
Page 157 - State, which cannot be come at to be attached or taken on execution in a suit at law against such debtor.
Page 608 - He that ruleth over men must be just, ruling in the fear of God ; and he shall be as the light of the morning, when the sun riseth, even a morning without clouds ; as the tender grass springing out of the earth by clear shining after rain.
Page 65 - An action of trespass is for the defendant's having done that, which, upon the stating of it, is manifestly illegal. This kind of action is for a prosecution, which, upon the stating of it, is manifestly legal.
Page 468 - Third persons, from the nature of the case, cannot always investigate the right of one assuming to hold an important office, even so far as to say that he has color of title to it by virtue of some appointment or election. If they see him publicly exercising its authority, if they ascertain that this is generally acquiesced in, they are entitled to treat him as such officer, and if they employ him as such, should not be subjected to the danger...
Page 353 - The common law recognizes as not necessarily unlawful certain manly sports calculated to give bodily strength, skill and activity, and '' to fit people for defence, public as well as personal, in time of need.

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