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Page 400 - Law Times. THE LAW OF CORPORATIONS. In one volume of One Thousand Pages, royal 8vo, price 42*. , cloth, A TREATISE ON THE DOCTRINE OF ULTRA VIRES: BEING An Investigation of the Principles which Limit the Capacities, Powers, and Liabilities of CORPORATIONS, AND MORE ESPECIALLY OF JOINT STOCK COMPANIES. SECOND EDITION.
Page 308 - The character of our coast, remarkable in considerable parts of it for admitting no vessels of size to pass near the shores, would entitle us in reason to as broad . a margin of protected navigation as any nation whatever.
Page 532 - THE BOOK OF CHURCH LAW. Being an Exposition of the Legal Rights and Duties of the Parochial Clergy and the Laity of the Church of England. Revised by Sir WALTER GF PHILLIMORE, Bart., DCL Crown 8vo.
Page 358 - ... from temporal as well as spiritual despotism. We owe to it our moral and intellectual character as a nation; much of our private happiness, much of our public strength. Whatever should weaken it, would in the same degree injure the common weal; whatever should overthrow it, would in sure and immediate consequence bring down the goodly fabric of that Constitution, whereof it is a constituent and necessary part. If the friends of the Constitution understand this as clearly as its enemies, and act...
Page 352 - That while this House feels it to be its duty to express its admiration of the gallantry of the Turkish soldiery and of the devotion of the British officers at the siege of Kars, it feels it to be equally a duty to express its conviction that the capitulation of that fortress and the surrender of the army which defended it, thereby endangering the safety of the Asiatic provinces of Turkey, were in a great measure owing to the want of foresight and energy on the part of Her Majesty's Administration.
Page 308 - American coasts, we have a right to claim, for fiscal and defensive regulations, a liberal extension of maritime jurisdiction ; and it would not be unreasonable, as I apprehend, to assume, for domestic purposes connected with our safety and welfare, the control of the waters on our coasts, though included within lines stretching from quite distant headlands, as, for instance, from Cape Ann to Cape Cod, and from Nantucket to Montauck Point, and from that point to the capes of the Delaware, and from...
Page 227 - Independently of the authorities, it appears to me quite clear that the right of a man to step from his own land on to a highway is something quite different from the public right of using the highway. The public have no right to step on to the land of a private proprietor adjoining the road. And though it is easy to suggest metaphysical difficulties when an attempt is made to define the private, as distinguished from the public, right, or to explain how the one could be infringed without at the...
Page 422 - Different reasons have been assigned by different judges for the operation of a devise over. Some have said that it afforded a clear manifestation of the intention of the testator not to make the declaration of forfeiture merely in terrorem, which might otherwise have been presumed. Others have said that it was the interest of the devisee over which made the difference, and that the clause ceased to be merely a condition of forfeiture, and became a conditional limitation, to which the court was bound...
Page 165 - Nevertheless, of the death of a man, and of a mayhem done in great ships, being and hovering in the main stream of great rivers, only beneath the (bridges) of the same rivers (nigh) to the sea, and in none other places of the same rivers, the admiral shall have cognizance...
Page 42 - I desire that you will read it over and over again, with particular attention to the style, and to all those beauties of oratory with which it is adorned. Till I read that book, I confess I did not know all the extent and powers of the English language.

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