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" We think that the true rule of law is, that the person who for his own purposes brings on his lands 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... "
The Pacific Reporter - Page 80
1910
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Atlantic Reporter, Volume 28

Law reports, digests, etc - 1894
...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." LR l Exch. 265. In affirming the exchequer chamber, Lord Chancellor Cairns says: "The defendants, treating...
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A Manual of the Law of Torts, and of the Measure of Damages

Charles Collett - Damages - 1886 - 499 pages
...land and collects and keeps there anything, as water, likely to do mischief if it escapes, is primd facie answerable for all the damage which is the natural consequence of its escape.3 But he will be excused by showing that the escape was the consequence of vis major or the...
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Harvard Law Review, Volume 22

Electronic journals - 1909
...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...the consequence of vis major or the act of God; but as nothing of this sort exists here, it is unnecessary to inquire what excuse would be sufficient."...
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The American Reports: Containing All Decisions of General ..., Volume 56

Isaac Grant Thompson - Law reports, digests, etc - 1887
...to do mischief if it escapes, must keep it in at his peril, and if he does not do so, is primafade answerable for all the damage which is the natural...or perhaps that the escape was the consequence of n major or the act of God; but as nothing of this sort exists here it is unnecessary to inquire what...
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The Eastern Reporter: Containing All the Decisions of the States ..., Volume 9

Law reports, digests, etc - 1887
...must keep it in at his peril, and, if he does not do so, isprima facie answerable for all the damages which is the natural consequence of its escape. He...himself by showing that the escape was owing to the plaintiffs default, or perhaps that the escape was the consequence of vis major, or the act of God...
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Harvard Law Review, Volume 29

Electronic journals - 1916
...likely to do mischief if it escapes, must keep it in at his peril, and, if he does not do so, is primti facie answerable for all the damage which is the natural consequence of its escape." Blackburn, J., in Fletcher . Rylands, LR i Ex. 265, 279 (1866). "My Lords, I concur with my noble...
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Harvard Law Review, Volume 30

Electronic journals - 1917
...apparent that he thought of only two possible methods whereby defendants could escape liability, viz., "by showing that the escape was owing to the plaintiff's default," "or perhaps that escape was the consequence of vis major or the act of God." Nothing can be more general or sweeping...
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A Selection of Leading Cases on Various Branches of the Law: With ..., Volume 1

John William Smith - Electronic books - 1888 - 2339 pages
...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...the consequence of vis major or the act of God."] Therefore, A. maybe sued for so negligently erecting a hayrick on the edge of his land that it ignites...
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A Treatise on the Law of Torts, Or, The Wrongs which Arise Independent of ...

Thomas McIntyre Cooley - Electronic books - 1888 - 899 pages
...likely to do mischief if it escapes, must keep it in at his peril ; and if he does not do eo, is prima facie answerable for all the damage which is the natural...himself by showing that the escape was owing to the plaintiffs default, or, perhaps, that the escape was the consequence of vis major, or the act of God...
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ESSENTIALS OF THE LAW. VOL.III COMPRISING THE ESSENTIAL PARTS OF POLLOCK ON ...

MARSHALL D. EWELL - 1888
...to do mischief if it escapes, must keep it in at his peril, and, if he does not do so is primn. fade answerable for all the damage which is the natural...himself by showing that the escape was owing to the plaintiffs default; or perhaps that the escape was the consequence of vis major, or the act of God;...
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