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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... "
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by John Mews - 1898
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The Albany Law Journal: A Monthly Record of the Law and the Lawyers, Volume 12

Law - 1875
...the person who, for his own purposes, brings on his own land, and collects and keeps there, any thing likely to do mischief if it escapes, must keep it in at hia peril; and that, if he does not do so, he is prima facie answerable for all the damage which is...
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The American Reports: Containing All Decisions of General ..., Volume 16

Isaac Grant Thompson - Law reports, digests, etc - 1876
...that the person 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 answerable for all the damage which is the natural consequence of its escape. He can excuse...
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Wrongs and Their Remedies: A Treatise on the Law of Torts, Volume 1

Charles Greenstreet Addison - Torts - 1876 - 1440 pages
...will lie against the owner of the higher mine(c) ; for a person who for his own purposes brings upon his land, and collects and keeps there, anything likely to do mischief if it escapes, such as water or cattle, is prima facie answerable for all the damage which is the natural consequence...
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A Treatise on the Law of Torts

Charles Greenstreet Addison - Electronic books - 1876
...57 Barb. (N. Y ) 204. . of the higher mine; (c) for aperson who for his own puiposes brings uport his land, and collects and keeps there, anything likely to do mischief if it escapes, such as water or cattle, is prinoa facie answerable for all the damage which is the natural consequence...
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Reports of Cases Decided by the English Courts: With Notes and ..., Volume 14

Nathaniel Cleveland Moak - Law reports, digests, etc - 1877
...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...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. He can excuse...
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The American Reports: Containing All Decisions of General ..., Volume 20

Isaac Grant Thompson - Law reports, digests, etc - 1877
...that the person who, for his own purposes, brings on his lands arid 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,isprima facie answerable for all the damage which is tho natural consequence of its escape." This...
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The Law Reports : Exchequer Division: ... and in the Court of Appeal, Volume 2

Great Britain. High Court of Justice. Exchequer Division - Law reports, digests, etc - 1877
...(3):—" We think 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 at his peril, and if he does not do so, is prima facie answerable fur all the damage which is the natural...
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A Summary of the Law of Torts, Or, Wrongs Independent of Contract

Arthur Underhill - Torts - 1878 - 268 pages
...however, held the defendant to be liable, on the ground that "a 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 at Ms peril, and if he does not do so is prima facie responsible for all the damage which is the natural...
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Reports of Cases Decided by the English Courts: With Notes and ..., Volume 19

Nathaniel Cleveland Moak - Law reports, digests, etc - 1878
...states the finding (8) Law Rep., 1 Ex., at p. 279. 1876 NiclioU v. Marsland. poses brings on his lands 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 prima facie answerable tor all the' damage which is the...
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The Law Times, Volume 66

Law - 1879
...the judgment of the Court of Exchequer Chamber, "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 primd facie answerable for all the damage which is the natural consequence of its escape. He can excuse...
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