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" 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... "
Name-Powers - Page 209
by John Mews - 1898
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Massachusetts Reports: Cases Argued and Determined in the ..., Volumes 125-126

Massachusetts. Supreme Judicial Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1907
...Associates, 106 Mass. 104, 198, is that " the person, who for his own purposes brings on his lands and collects and keeps there anything likely to do...it in at his peril ; and, if he does not do so, is primd facie answerable for all the damage which is the natural consequence of its escape." This rule...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of Queen's Bench: And ...

Great Britain. Court of King's Bench, William Mawdesley Best, George James Philip Smith - Law reports, digests, etc - 1870
...on his laud anything likely to do mischief if it escapes, the law casts upon him an absolute duty to keep it in at his peril, and if he does not do so he is answerable for the damage which is the natural consequence of its escape. The defendants in the...
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Reports of Cases Decided by the English Courts: With Notes and ..., Volume 1

Nathaniel Cleveland Moak - Law reports, digests, etc - 1872
...Chamber ("):—"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...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." It is added:...
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Collieries and Colliers: A Handbook of the Law and Leading Cases Relating ...

John Coke Fowler - Coal mines and mining - 1872 - 432 pages
...that the person who, for his own purposes, brings on his land and collects and keeps anything that is likely to do mischief if it escapes, must keep it in at his peril, and if he does not do so, is primd facie answerable for all the damage which is the natural consequence if it escapes. He can excuse...
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The American Reports: Containing All Decisions of General Interest ..., Volume 8

Isaac Grant Thompson - Law reports, digests, etc - 1873
...substantially thus: Whoever, for his own purposes, brings on his land, and collects and keeps there any thing likely to do mischief if it escapes, must keep it in at his peril. He illustrates this proposition by putting various cases in which a party is damnified without any...
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The Central Law Journal, Volume 43

Law - 1896
...following language: "We think the true rule of law is that the person who, for his own purposes, brings on his land, and collects and keeps there anything...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. He can excuse...
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The Central Law Journal, Volume 90

Law - 1920
...found in the opinion of Lord Blackburn, that the person, who for his own purposes brings on his lands and collects and keeps there anything likely to do...it In at his peril, and, if he does not do so, is prima Jade answerable for all the damage which is the natural consequence of its escape." In the Fletcher...
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A Treatise on the Law of Negligence

Francis Wharton - Electronic books - 1874 - 889 pages
...liable for the damage so caused, upon the broad doctrine that one who, for his own purposes, brings upon his land, and collects and keeps there, anything likely to' do mischief if it escapes, must keep it at his peril, and, if he does not do so, is primd facie answerable for all the damage which is the...
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A Practical Treatise on the Law of Nuisances in Their Various Forms ...

Horace Gay Wood - Nuisances - 1875 - 937 pages
...is, that he who, for his own purposes, brings on his lands, and collects and keeps there, any thing likely to do mischief, if it escapes, must keep it in at his peril, and if he does not do so, is prima facie liable for all damages which are the natural consequences of its escape. * * * The person...
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The Journal of Jurisprudence, Volume 19

Law - 1875
...caused it to be flooded. It was held 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 at his peril. The case of Nichols v. Marsland, in 44 LJ Bep. (Ex.), was of a similar kind, but a different...
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