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" If a person brings or accumulates on his land anything which, if it should escape, may cause damage to his neighbour, he does so at his peril If it does escape, and cause damage, he is responsible, however careful he may have been, and whatever precautions... "
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by John Mews - 1898
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The American and English Encyclopedia of Law, Volume 8

John Houston Merrill, Charles Frederic Williams, Thomas Johnson Michie, David Shephard Garland - Law - 1889
...Exch. Div. 279; 35 LJ Exrh. 154; LR 3 Eng & I. App. 330. Lord Cranworth says: "If a person brings and accumulates on his land anything which, if it should escape, may cause damage to his neighbor, he does so at his peril. If it does escape and cause damage, he is responsible however careful...
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The Law of Torts: A Treatise on the Principles of Obligations Arising from ...

Frederick Pollock - Torts - 1890 - 616 pages
...in the House of tion thereofbyH.L. Lords (4), but the reasons given for it were fully confirmed. " If a person brings or accumulates on his land anything...which, if it should escape, may cause damage to his neighbours, he does so at his peril. If it does escape and cause damage, he is responsible, however...
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Essays in Jurisprudence and Legal History

Sir John William Salmond - Contracts - 1891 - 236 pages
...whether the things so brought be beasts or water or filth or stenches." And in the House of Lords : (') " If a person brings or accumulates on his land anything...neighbour, he does so at his peril. If it does escape and cause damage, he is responsible, however careful he may have been, and whatever precautions he may...
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The Jurisprudence of the Privy Council: Containing a Digest of All the ...

Jean Joseph Beauchamp, Great Britain. Privy Council - Civil law Canada - 1891 - 920 pages
...without negligence on the respondent's part, this latter was not liable. 22. If a person brings and accumulates on his land anything which, if it should...neighbour, he does so at his peril. If it does escape and cause damage, he is responsible, however careful he may have been, and whatever precautions he may...
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Ruling Cases, Volume 1

Robert Campbell - Annotations and citations (Law) - 1894
...law was correctly stated by Mr. Justice Blackburn in delivering the opinion of the Exchequer Chamber. If a person brings or accumulates on his land anything...neighbour, he does so at his peril If it does escape, and cause damage, he is responsible, however careful he may have been, and whatever precautions he may...
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Reports of Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of the State of Oregon, Volume 25

Oregon. Supreme Court, William Wallace Thayer, Joseph Gardner Wilson, Thomas Benton Odeneal, Julius Augustus Stratton, William Henry Holmes, Reuben S. Strahan, George Henry Burnett, Robert Graves Morrow, James W. Crawford, Frank A. Turner, Bellinger, Charles Byron - Law reports, digests, etc - 1894
...Justice BLACKBURN, in the court of Exchequer Chamber, thus illustrates a rule applicable iu this case: "If a person brings, or accumulates, on his land anything...which, if it should escape, may cause damage to his neighbor, he does so at his peril." This principle, thus established, has since been applied to injuries...
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A Treatise on the Law of Torts in Obligations Arising from Civil Wrongs in ...

Frederick Pollock - Torts - 1894 - 803 pages
...this decision affirmed in the House of Lords (6), but the reasons given for it were fully confirmed. " If a person brings or accumulates on his land anything...which, if it should escape, may cause damage to his neighbours, he does so at his peril. If it does escape and cause damage, he is responsible, however...
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The Law of Eminent Domain in the United States

Carman Fitz Randolph - Eminent domain - 1894 - 462 pages
...flooded the plaintiff's mine. In giving judgment for the plaintiff this broad proposition was stated, " If a person brings or accumulates on his land anything,...which if it should escape, may cause damage to his neighbors, he does so at his peril. If it does escape and cause damage, he is responsible, however...
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Cases for Analysis: Materials for Practice in Reading and Stating Reported ...

Eugene Wambaugh - Contracts - 1894 - 549 pages
...law was correctly stated by Mr. Justice Blackburn in delivering the opinion of the Exchequer Chamber. If a person brings, or accumulates, on his land anything...which, if it should escape, may cause damage to his neighbor, he does so at his peril. If it does escape and cause damage, he is responsible, however careful...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in Ohio Courts of Record ..., Volume 26

William John Tossell, Ohio. Superior Courts - Law reports, digests, etc - 1918
...Blackburn and later affirmed by the House of Lords and by that tribunal tersely stated as follows: "If a person brings, or accumulates, on his land anything,...which, if it should escape may cause damage to his neighbor, he does so at his peril. If it does escape and cause damage, he is responsible, however careful...
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