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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 Southwestern Reporter, Volume 57

Law reports, digests, etc - 1900
...following language Is quoted from an English decision: " Whoever, for hie own purposes, brings on hie land, and collects and keeps there, anything likely to do mischief If It escapea, most keep U lo at his peril." The foregoing' are common-law authorities "after the siraightegt...
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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
...330, in which case it was laid down as a principle, "that the person who for his own purpose 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. He can excuse...
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A Digest of the Law of Uses and Profits of Land

Stephen Martin Leake - Real property - 1888 - 603 pages
...Liability for by it; upon the general principle, " that the person who, water. 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 "('')• So...
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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
...of Lords, " 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...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 consequence of its escape. He...
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ESSENTIALS OF THE LAW. VOL.III COMPRISING THE ESSENTIAL PARTS OF POLLOCK ON ...

MARSHALL D. EWELL - 1888
..."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 primn. fade answerable for all the damage which is the natural consequence of its escape. He can excuse...
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A Digest of the Law of Uses and Profits of Land

Stephen Martin Leake - Real property - 1888 - 603 pages
...for by it ; upon the general principle, " that the person who, water. for his own purposes, hrings on his land and collects and keeps there anything...escapes, must keep it in at his peril ; and if he docs not do so, is prima facie answerable for all the damage which is the natural consequence of its...
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American Constitutional Law, Volume 1

John Innes Clark Hare - Constitutional law - 1889
...Exchequer Chamber, and sustained in the House of Lords : "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 prima facie answerable for all the damage which is the natural...
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The American and English Encyclopedia of Law, Volume 8

John Houston Merrill, Charles Frederic Williams, Thomas Johnson Michie, David Shephard Garland - Law - 1889
...dangerous or liable to do mischief if it escape, viz. : One who, for his own purposes, brings upon his land, and collects and keeps there, anything likely to do mischief if it escape, must keep it in at his peril, and if he does not do so is prima fade answerable for all the...
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A Treatise on the Law of Agency: Including Not Only a Discussion of the ...

Floyd Russell Mechem - Agency - 1889 - 979 pages
...brings on his lands, and collects or keeps there, anything likely to do mischief if it escapes, to keep it in at his peril; and if he does not do so, he ia prima facie answerable for all the damage which is the natural consequence of its escape.4 This...
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The Law of Torts: A Treatise on the Principles of Obligations Arising from ...

Frederick Pollock - Torts - 1890 - 616 pages
...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...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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