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Page 280 - First, after the payment of my just debts and funeral expenses, I give devise and bequeath to my daughter Agatha Riple wife of Mathias Riple, all of my property both real and personal.
Page 38 - Judicial power, as contradistinguished from the power of the laws, has no existence. Courts are the mere instruments of the law, and can will nothing. When they are said to exercise a discretion, it is a mere legal discretion, a discretion to be exercised in discerning the course prescribed by law ; and when that is discerned, it is the duty of the court to follow it.
Page 290 - under all the evidence in the case the verdict must be for the defendant.
Page 149 - ... the Legislature shall provide for the maintenance and support of a thorough and efficient system of free public schools for the instruction of all the children in this State between the ages of five and eighteen years.
Page 168 - American experience table of mortality with interest at the rate of three and one-half per cent per annum...
Page 349 - This cause came on to be heard [or to be further heard, as the case may be] at this term, and was argued by counsel; and thereupon, upon consideration thereof, it was ordered, adjudged, and decreed as follows, viz.:" [Here insert the decree or order.] GUARDIANS AND PROCHEIN AMIS.
Page 364 - Industry," when used in this connection, to be "any department or branch of art, occupation, or business; especially one which employs much labor and capital, and Is a distinct branch of trade, as the sugar Industry, the iron industry, the cotton Industry.
Page 107 - ... whereby and by force of the statute in such case made and provided an action hath accrued to the plaintiff...
Page 444 - When, therefore, the existence of a person, a personal relation, or a state of things is once established by proof, the law presumes that the person, relation, or state of things continues to exist as before, until the contrary is shown or until a different presumption is raised, from the nature of the subject in question.