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Page 56 - Upon a review of the authorities, we are clearly of opinion . . . that, to entitle a party called as a witness to the privilege of silence, the Court must see, from the circumstances of the case and the nature of the evidence which the witness is called to give, that there is reasonable ground to apprehend danger to the witness from his being compelled to answer.
Page 32 - We think that the true rule of law is that the person who, for his own purposes, brings on his land and collects and keeps there anything likely to do mischief if it escapes, must keep it in at his peril ; and if he does not do so, is prima facie answerable for all the damage which is the natural consequence of its escape.
Page 51 - If a man be desperately assaulted and in peril of death, and cannot otherwise escape unless, to satisfy his assailant's fury, he will kill an innocent person then present, the fear and actual force will not acquit him of the crime and punishment of murder, if he commit the fact, for he ought rather to die himself than kill an innocent...
Page 13 - That when any person shall sustain personal Injury or loss of life while lawfully engaged or employed on or about the roads, works, depots and premises of a railroad company...
Page 30 - The mode of proof, in the trial of actions at common law, shall be by oral testimony and examination of witnesses in open court, except as hereinafter provided.
Page 115 - When an individual sustains an Injury by the misfeasance or nonfeasance of a public officer who acts or omits to act contrary to his duty, the law gives redress to the Injured party by an action adapted to the nature of the case.
Page 11 - When any thing is granted, all the means to attain it, and all the fruits and effects of it, are granted also...
Page 105 - ... the Patents, Designs and Trade Marks Act, 1883, 46 & 47 Viet. c. 57...
Page 140 - A man of sound mind and disposing memory is one who has a full and intelligent knowledge of the act he is engaged in, a full knowledge of the property he possesses, an intelligent perception and understanding of the disposition he desires to make of it and of the persons and objects be desires shall be the recipients of his bounty.