Cases in the Court of Common Pleas, 1753-1769

E. and R. Brooke and J. Rider, 1799

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Side 341 - Then the man that lay with her shall give unto the damsel's father fifty shekels of silver, and she shall be his wife; because he hath humbled her, he may not put her away all his days.
Side 334 - ... and this he is ready to verify. Wherefore, he prays judgment, and that the plaintiff be barred from having his action aforesaid against him.
Side 322 - Hill, his intended wife, lawfully to be begotten, and the heirs male of the body of such first son lawfully issuing; and for default of such issue...
Side 342 - ... purpofe firft had and obtained, according to the form of the ftatute in fuch cafe made and provided...
Side 223 - ... and this he is ready to verify; wherefore he prays judgment if the plaintiff ought further to maintain his action.
Side 336 - Elizabeth his wife, and their heirs, equally to be divided between them as tenants in common, and not as joint tenants...
Side 211 - Plaintiff in Replevin, or other Tenant of the Lands and Tenements whereon such Distress was made, enjoyed the same under a Grant or Demise at such a certain Rent, during the Time wherein the Rent distrained for incurred, which Rent was then and still remains due...
Side 350 - This is a contract to tempt a man to transgress the law, to do that which is injurious to the community; it is void by the common law, and the reason why the common law says such contracts are void is for the public good. You shall not stipulate for iniquity. All writers upon our law agree in this, no polluted hand shall touch the pure fountains of justice.
Side 146 - I wish never to hear this objection again. This action is for a tort : torts are infinitely various, not limited or confined, for, there is nothing in nature but may be an instrument of mischief...
Side 228 - State ; and this the defendant is ready to verify, wherefore he prays judgment if he ought to be compelled to answer in this action.

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