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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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Massachusetts Reports: Cases Argued and Determined in the ..., Volume 125

Massachusetts. Supreme Judicial Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1879
...Associates, 106 Mass. 194, 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 pritnd facie answerable for all the damage which is the natural consequence of its escape." This rule...
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A Treatise Upon the Law of Principal and Agent in Contract and Tort

William Evans - Agency (Law) - 1879 - 720 pages
...Blackburn observed: "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, and it escapes, must keep it at his peril; and, if he does not do so, is prima facie answerable for...
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The Law Relating to Waters, Sea, Tidal, and Inland

Henry John Wastell Coulson, Urquhart Atwell Forbes - Collisions at sea - 1880 - 748 pages
...376. " ' 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 at his peril ; and if he does not do " ' so, is primd facie answerable for all the damage which is...
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A Treatise on the Law of Waters: Including Riparian Rights, and Public and ...

John Melville Gould - Riparian rights - 1883 - 870 pages
...Works, LR 10 Q. Board, 4 Ex. D. 5 ; 27 Am. L. Reg. B. 453. 348 ; Chalmers v. Dixon, 3 Sesslons lands and collects and keeps there anything likely to do...keep it in at his peril, and if he does not do so, \& prima facie answerable for all the damage which is the natural consequence of its escape. He can...
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The Honours Examination Digest: Comprising All the Questions in Convenancing ...

John Frederick Haynes, Thomas A. Nelham - Law examinations - 1883 - 409 pages
...of Lords held the defendant was 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 his peril; and if ho does not do so, is primd facie responsible for all the damage which is the...
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A Digest of the Reported Decisions of the Courts of Common Law ..., Volume 5

John Mews - Law reports, digests, etc - 1884
...his land, as in the case of an adjoining mine owner. Ib. Л 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, however careful...
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The Pacific Reporter, Volume 51

Law reports, digests, etc - 1898
...(applicable to a great variety of cases) that "the person who, for his own purposes, brings upon his lauds, and collects and keeps there, anything likely to do...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." Nor Is the...
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The Pacific Reporter, Volume 110

Law reports, digests, etc - 1910
...think that the true rule of law is, that the person who, for his own purposes, ilirings on his own land and collects and keeps there anything likely to do mischief if it escapes, must keep it at his own peril ; and if he does not do so, is pruna facie answerable for all the damage which is...
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The Pacific Reporter, Volume 69

Law reports, digests, etc - 1902
...true rule of law is that the person who, for his own purposes, brings on his lands and •oileets 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 for all the damage which is the...
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The Duty & Liability of Employers as Well to the Public as to Servants and ...

Sir Walworth Howland Roberts, George Wallace - Employers' liability - 1885 - 551 pages
...was delivered by Blackburn, J., in these words : — " The person who, for his own purposes, brings on his land and collects and keeps there anything...must keep it in at his peril ; and if he does not do BO, is priinu facie answerable for all the damage which is the natural consequence of its escape But...
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