Reports of Cases Heard and Decided in the House of Lords on Appeals and Writs of Error: During the Sessions 1831[-1846], Volume 11

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Page 87 - N., to my wedded wife, to have and to hold from this day forward, for better, for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness and in health, to love and to cherish, till death us do part, according to God's holy ordinance; and thereto I plight thee my troth.
Page 427 - ... shall, by drawing a trigger, or in any other manner, attempt to discharge any kind of loaded arms at any person, or shall unlawfully and maliciously stab, cut.
Page 486 - That no person convicted of felony shall suffer death, unless it be for some felony which was excluded from the benefit of clergy before or on the first day of the present session of parliament, or which hath been or shall be made punishable with death by some statute passed after that day.
Page 768 - To say : [insert description of merchandise] being marked and numbered as in the margin, and are to be delivered in the like good order and condition, at the aforesaid port of , (the dangers of the seas only excepted,) unto or assigns, he or they paying freight for the said goods , with primage and average accustomed.
Page 670 - Isabella or any future wife, successively in tail male, with remainder to the use of the first and...
Page 86 - the only rule for the construction of Acts of Parliament is, that they should be construed according to the intent of the Parliament which passed the Act. If the words of the statute are in themselves precise and unambiguous, then no more can be necessary than to expound those words in their natural and ordinary sense. The words themselves alone do, in such case, best declare the intention of the lawgiver.
Page 57 - A ship trading from one port to another has not the means of carrying the goods on land ; and, according to the established course of trade, a delivery on the usual wharf is such a delivery as will discharge the carrier.
Page 403 - indictment for conspiracy ought to show, either that it was for an unlawful " purpose, or to effect a lawful purpose by unlawful means: that it is not done
Page 615 - ... is hereby empowered, in a summary way of proceeding, or otherwise, as to the said court shall seem meet...
Page 549 - I will lay down the rule as broad as this : wherever any person gives property, and points out the object, the property, and the way in which it shall go, that does create a trust, unless he shows clearly that his desire expressed is to be controlled by the party, and that he shall have an option to defeat it.

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