Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the English Courts of Common Law: With Tables of the Cases and Principal Matters, Volume 67
Thomas Sergeant, John Cole Lowber, Thomas M'Kean Pettit, George Sharswood, Henry Wharton, Samuel Dickson, James Parsons, William Wynne Wister
T. & J.W. Johnson, 1871 - Law reports, digests, etc
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Page 362 - Whenever the death of a person shall be caused by wrongful act, neglect, or default, and the act, neglect, or default is such as would, if death had not ensued, have entitled the party injured to maintain an action to recover damages in respect thereof...
Page 363 - Action the Jury may give such Damages as they may think proportioned to the injury resulting from such Death to the Parties respectively for whom and for whose Benefit such Action shall be brought...
Page 517 - Any Contract which if made between private Persons would be by Law required to be in Writing, and...
Page 507 - B. for life, remainder to his first and other sons successively in tail male, remainder to the future sons of C.
Page 361 - ... or why there should not be a new trial, on the ground of misdirection, and that the verdict was against evidence ; or why the judgment should not be arrested.
Page 299 - In witness whereof the master or purser of the said ship hath affirmed to three bills of lading, all of this tenor and date, the one of which three bills being accomplished, the other two to stand void, and so God send the good ship to her desired port in safety. Amen.
Page 493 - The lord chief justice overruled the objection, reserving leave to the defendant to move to enter a verdict for him, or a nonsuit.
Page 733 - That, although afterwards, and before the commencement of this suit, to wit, on the 1st of...
Page 3 - But when the party by his own contract creates a duty or charge upon himself, he is bound to make it good, if he may, notwithstanding any accident by inevitable necessity, because he might have provided against it by his contract," so that it is no excuse if that which happens might have been provided against by the contract.