A treatise on the breeding, training and management of horses [by W. Flint].

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author, 1815 - Horses - 144 pages
 

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Page 120 - ... sold, and actually receive the same, or give something in earnest to bind the contract, or in part payment, or unless some note or memorandum in writing of the contract or sale be signed by the party to be charged or his agent in that behalf.
Page 110 - Forth rush the jolly clan ; with tuneful throats They carol loud, and in grand chorus join'd Salute the new-born day. For not alone The vegetable world, but men and brutes Own his reviving influence, and joy At his approach. Fountain of light ! if chance Some envious cloud veil thy refulgent brow, In vain the Muses aid ; untouch'd, unstrung, Lies my mute harp, and thy desponding bard Sits darkly musing o'er th
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Page 120 - But property may also in some cases be transferred by sale, though the vendor hath none at all in the goods ; for it is expedient that the buyer, by taking proper precautions, may at all events be secure of his purchase ; otherwise all commerce between man and man must soon be at an end.
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Page 124 - In contracts likewise for sales, it is constantly understood that the seller undertakes that the commodity he sells is his own ; and if it proves otherwise, an action on the case lies against him, to exact damages for this deceit.
Page 119 - Sale or exchange is a transmutation of property from one man to another, in consideration of some price or recompense in value: for there is no sale without a recompense; there must be quid pro quo.
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Page 127 - ... he discovers any of those defects, in order to maintain an action on the warranty, unless he has been induced to prolong the trial by any subsequent misrepresentation of the seller ; in such case, the term "trial

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