What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
acceptance action agent alleged amount appeal applied authority Bank bill called cause character charge cited claim Code common condition considered Constitution contract corporation creditor damages death debt Decided decision deed defendant determine direct duty effect entitled error evidence execution exercise existence express fact give given granted ground hand held hold injury intention interest issue judges judgment jury justice land liable limited March matter means ment nature necessary negligence object opinion owner paid party pass payment performance person plaintiff possession present principle proceedings proper proved question railroad reason received recover reference regard relation respect respondent result rule statute street suit Supreme Court taken thing tion trial United wife York
Page 7 - Sixty days after sight of this first of exchange (second and third unpaid) pay to the order of ourselves, in London, eight hundred and fifty pounds sterling, value received, and charge to account of HUMPHREY BELL & Co. To Mr. WD Turner, Jr., Liverpool.
Page 333 - That the power to tax involves the power to destroy ; that the power to destroy may defeat and render useless the power to create ; that there is a plain repugnance in conferring on one government a power to control the constitutional measures of another, which other, with respect to those very measures, is declared to be supreme over that which exerts the control, are propositions not to be denied.
Page 151 - ... to establish a defence on the ground of insanity, it must be clearly proved that, at the time of the committing of the act, the party accused was labouring under such a defect of reason, from disease of the mind, as not to know the nature and quality of the act he was doing; or, if he did know it, that he did not know he was doing what was wrong.
Page 333 - The result is a conviction that the states have no power, by taxation or otherwise, to retard, impede, burden, or in any manner control the operations of the constitutional laws enacted by Congress to carry into execution the powers vested in the general government.
Page 157 - We hold the true rule to. he that whatever the passenger takes with him for his personal use or convenience, according to the habits or wants of the particular class to which he belongs, either with reference to the immediate necessities or to the ultimate purpose of the journey, must be considered as personal baggage.
Page 225 - It would be a very curious and unsatisfactory result If, In construing a provision of constitutional law always understood to have been adopted for protection and security to the rights of the individual as against the government, and which has received the commendation of jurists, statesmen, and commentators, as placing the just principles of the common law on that subject beyond the power of ordinary legislation to change or control them...
Page 312 - No court will lend its aid to a man who founds his cause of action upon an immoral or an illegal act.
Page 78 - It is agreed between the sender of the following message and this company that said company shall not be liable for mistakes or delays in the transmission or delivery, or for nondelivery, of any unrepeated message, whether happening by negligence of its servants or otherwise, beyond the amount received for sending the same...
Page 16 - All manufactures of silk, or of which silk is the component material of chief value...
Page 62 - Wednesday. Doth he feel it? no. Doth he hear it? no. 'Tis insensible, then? Yea, to the dead. But will it not live with the living? no. Why? detraction will not suffer it. Therefore I'll none of • it. Honour is a mere scutcheon : and so ends my catechism.