Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the English Courts of Common Law: With Tables of the Cases and Principal Matters, Volume 109

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Page 403 - ... the law considers such publication as malicious unless it is fairly made by a person in the discharge of some public or private duty, whether legal or moral, or in the conduct of his own affairs, in matters where his interest is concerned.
Page 285 - And in case of any loss or misfortune, it shall be lawful to the assured, their factors, servants, and assigns, to sue, labour, and travel for, in and about the defence, safeguard, and recovery of the said goods and merchandises, and ship, &c., or any part thereof, without prejudice to this insurance; to the charges whereof we the assurers will contribute each one according to the rate and quantity of his sum herein assured.
Page 709 - IF any party shall be entitled to any compensation in respect of any lands, or of any interest therein, which shall have been taken for or injuriously affected by the execution of the works...
Page 387 - Malice, in common acceptation, means ill will against a person, but in its legal sense it means a wrongful act, done intentionally, without just cause or excuse. If I give a perfect stranger a blow likely to produce death, I do it of malice, because I do it intentionally and without just cause or excuse.
Page 309 - Viet. c. 109, s. 18, it is enacted, that all contracts or agreements, whether by parol or in writing, by way of gaming or wagering, shall be null and void ; and that no suit shall be brought or maintained in any court of law or equity for recovering any sum of money or valuable thing alleged to be won upon any wager, or which shall have been deposited in the hands of any person to abide the event on which any wager shall have been made...
Page 391 - It extends to all communications made bona fide upon any subject-matter in which the party communicating has an interest, or in reference to which he has a duty to a person having a corresponding interest or duty ; and the privilege embraces cases where the duty is not a legal one, but where it is of a moral or social character of imperfect obligation.
Page 347 - Instance of the department of the Seine, which entitled her to execution against the defendant in that country. It seems to me, therefore, that there is abundant on the first count to show that the plaintiff has a good cause of action against the defendant in her individual capacity, without having recourse to the special matter before adverted to. As to the demurrer to the second count, it is clear that the plaintiff took the bills on the death of her husband, and, if nothing more appeared, she...
Page 641 - Commissioner, who made an order retrospectively confirming the sale, and reciting as a fact that the goods were in the order and disposition of the bankrupt at the time of the bankruptcy, with...
Page 535 - Tenure whatever, for the unexpired Residue, whatever it may be, of any Term originally created for a Period of not less than...

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