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" Whether the party thus misrepresenting a fact knew it to be false, or made the assertion without knowing whether it were true or false, is wholly immaterial; for the affirmation of what one does not know, or believe to be true, is equally, in morals and... "
A Treatise on the Law of Torts, Or, The Wrongs which Arise Independent of ... - Page 584
by Thomas McIntyre Cooley - 1888 - 899 pages
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The Boke Named The Gouernour, Volume 2

Sir Thomas Elyot - Education of princes - 1883
...false, or made the assertion without knowing whether it were true or false, is wholly immaterial ; for the affirmation of what one does not know or believe...affirmation of what is known to be positively false.'— Ibid. p. 195. ' • The general theory of the law, in regard to acts done and contracts made by parties,...
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The Pacific Reporter, Volume 27

Law reports, digests, etc - 1892 - 1156 pages
...be false, or made the assertion without knowing whether it were true or false, is wholly immaterial; for the affirmation of what one does not know or believe...and law, as unjustifiable as the affirmation of what isknown to be positively false. " IStory.Eq. Jur. 193, and note. See, also, Page v. Bent, 2 Mete....
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The Kentucky Law Reporter, Volume 6

Edward Warren Hines, William Pope Duvall Bush, John Cleland Wells, Frank L. Wells, Findlay Ferguson Bush, Horace C. Brannin, William Cromwell, W. J. Chinn, Walter G. Chapman, R. G. Higdon, Thomas Robert McBeath - Law reports, digests, etc - 1885 - 914 pages
...be false, or made the assertion without knowing whether it were true or false, is wholly immaterial; for the affirmation of what one does not know or believe...unjustifiable as the affirmation of what is known to be false. And even if the party innocently misrepresents a material fact by mistake it is equally conclusive,...
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The American Decisions: Containing All the Cases of General Value ..., Volume 67

John Proffatt, Abraham Clark Freeman - Law reports, digests, etc - 1885 - 858 pages
...ivas true or false, is wholly immaterial; for the affirmation of what one does not know, or believes to be true, is equally, in morals and law, as unjustifiable...what is known to be positively false. And even if a party innocently misrepresents a material fact by mistake, it is equally conclusive, for it operates...
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The American Decisions: Containing All the Cases of General Value ..., Volume 51

Law reports, digests, etc - 1886
...without knowing whether it were true or false, is wholly immaterial; for, it has been justly said, tho affirmation of what one does not know or believe to...affirmation of what is known to be positively false: 1 Story's Eq. Jur., sec. 193; Ainslie v. Medlycott, 9 Ves. 21. The present, therefore, seems to have...
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Commentaries on Equity Jurisprudence: As Administered in England ..., Volume 1

Joseph Story - Equity - 1886 - 838 pages
...exception of the EQUITY JURISPRUDENCE. [CHAP. vi. whether it were true or false, is wholly immaterial ; for the affirmation of what one does not know or believe to be true is one case of buying into a company (supra, Houldsworth . Glasgow Bank), the prevailing rule in England...
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The Southwestern Reporter, Volume 17

Law reports, digests, etc - 1892 - 1296 pages
...193, it is laid down that affirmation of a material fact that "one does not know or believe to lie true is equally. In morals and law, as unjustifiable...mistake, It is equally conclusive, for it operates as surprise and imposition on t lie other. " Representations by a party having means of knowledge In renard...
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The Southwestern Reporter, Volume 160

Law reports, digests, etc - 1914 - 1372 pages
...it to be false, or made the assertion without knowing whether it was true or false, is immaterial, for the affirmation of what one does not know or believe to be true is as unjustifiable as the affirmation of what is known to be positively false. [Ed. Note. — For other...
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2 years transportation progress, Volume 150

Law reports, digests, etc - 1915 - 1242 pages
...what one does not know or bebe true is equally in morals and law as unjustifiable as the aftirmavhat is known to be positively false. And even if the party innocently •sents a material fact by mistake, it is equally conclusive ; for it operi surprise and imposition...
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Rights, Remedies, and Practice, at Law, in Equity, and Under the ..., Volume 5

John Davison Lawson - Actions and defenses - 1890 - 944 pages
...be false, or made the assertion without knowing whether it were true or false, is wholly immaterial; for the affirmation of what one does not know or believe...the affirmation of what is known to be positively false.2 Where a party makes a misrepresentation of a fact supposed to be peculiarly within his knowledge,...
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