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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 Southeastern Reporter, Volume 20

Law reports, digests, etc - 1895
...following language of Lord Crauworth, used in that case (LR 3 HL 330), is quoted in the Massachusetts 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. If it does escape and cause damage, he is responsible, however careful...
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Cases Decided in the Court of Session, Court of Justiciary, and House of Lords

Law reports, digests, etc - 1898
...principles there laid down, both hy the Lord Chancellor and Lord Cranworth. The latter said, — " If a person brings or accumulates on his land anything which, if it should escape, may cau?-1 damage to his neighbour, he does so at his peril. If it does escape, and cause damage, he is...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Judicial Court of the ...

Massachusetts. Supreme Judicial Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1899
...Wend. 447. The principle stated by Lord Gran worth in Rylands v. Fletcher, Law Rep. 3 HL 330, that, if a person brings or accumulates on his land anything which, if it shall escape, may cause damage to his neighbor, he does so at his peril, is applicable to this case....
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The American State Reports: Containing the Cases of General Value ..., Volume 71

Abraham Clark Freeman - Law reports, digests, etc - 1900
...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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The Law of Electric Wires in Streets and Highways

Edward Quinton Keasbey - Electric engineering - 1900 - 358 pages
...by Lord Cran worth in the House of Lords, as follows: "If a person brings or accumulates on his own 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 Criminal Law of India

John Dawson Mayne - Criminal law - 1904 - 1119 pages
...mine. It was held that the defendant was liable on the ground. ;i< expressed by Lord Cran worth, that " 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 Southeastern Reporter, Volume 47

Law reports, digests, etc - 1904
...the waters of the stream with drugs, the riparian owner would have an action for damages done to him. 'If a person brings or accumulates on his land anything which, if it should escape, may cause damage to bis neighbor, he does so at bis peril.' Quoted In Frost v. Berkeley Co., 42 SC 411 [20 SE 283, 26 LRA...
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Lawyers' Reports Annotated, Book 27

Law reports, digests, etc - 1905
...defendants would be liable. Nn\v, in this case, it was held that if one brings or accumulates on bis land anything which, if it should escape, may cause damage to his neighbor, he does so at bis peril ; and if this be so, a fortiori, where one brings or accumulates...
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The Law of Torts: A Treatise on the English Law of Liability for Civil Injuries

Sir John William Salmond - Torts - 1907 - 507 pages
...although guilty of no negligence either by themselves or by their servants. Lord Cranworth says : 3 " If a person brings or accumulates on his land anything...neighbour, he does so at his peril. If it does escape and 1 (1866) LR 1 Ex. 265 ; (1868) LR 3 HL 330. causes damage, he is responsible, however careful he may...
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Negligence: Instruction Paper

Arthur Martin Cathcart - Negligence - 1912 - 89 pages
...but held that he was liable for the damage caused by the escape of the water. Said Lord Cranworth : "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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