The Law Magazine, Or, Quarterly Review of Jurisprudence

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Saunders and Benning, 1837 - Law
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Page 283 - Looks through the horizontal misty air Shorn of his beams ; or from behind the moon, In dim eclipse, disastrous twilight sheds On half the nations, aud...
Page 24 - That not to know at large of things remote From use, obscure and subtle, but to know That which before us lies in daily life, Is the prime wisdom...
Page 149 - A perpetuity may be defined to be a future limitation, restraining the owner of the estate from aliening the fee simple of the property discharged of such future use or estate before the event is determined or the period is arrived when such future use or estate is to arise. If that event or period be within the bounds prescribed by law it is not a perpetuity.
Page 200 - D., in trust for his wife for life, and after her decease for the benefit of...
Page 227 - Chitty's Index to all the Reported Cases decided in the several Courts of Equity in England, the Privy Council, and the House of Lords, with a selection of Irish Cases, on or relating to the Principles, Pleading, and Practice of Equity and Bankruptcy ; from the earliest period.
Page 474 - Exposition of the Law of Parliament, as it relates to the Power and Privileges of the Commons House. To which are Added the Proceedings on the Principal Questions of Privilege which have arisen in Parliament.
Page 39 - And a presumption, which necessarily arises from circumstances, is very often more convincing and more satisfactory than any other kind of evidence : because it is not within the reach and compass of human, abilities to invent a train of circumstances which shall be so connected together as to amonnt to a proof of guilt, without affording opportunities of contradicting a great part, if not all, of these circumstances.
Page 263 - and I opposed each other. This demure gentleman, Sir, this great lawyer, this judge of law and equity and constitution, enlightens this subject, instructs and delights his hearers, by reviving this necessary intelligence, that, when I had the honour of first sitting in this House for Midhurst, I was not full twenty-one years of age ; and all this he does for the honourable purpose of sanctifying the High Bailiff of Westminster, in defrauding the electors of their representation in this House, and...
Page 388 - ... of the church, if needful ; because that, if the repairs were neglected, the Churchwardens were to be cited, and not the parishioners ; and a day was given to shew cause why there should not be a prohibition.
Page 290 - ... being tampered with. But, if an individual can break down any of those safeguards which the Constitution has so wisely and so cautiously erected, by poisoning the minds of the jury at a time when they are called upon to decide, he will stab the administration of justice in its most vital parts.

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