The Legal Observer, Or, Journal of Jurisprudence, Band 21

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J. Richards, 1841
 

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Seite 198 - Possessing himself of a beautiful island in the Ohio, he rears upon it a palace and decorates it with every romantic embellishment of fancy. A shrubbery, that Shenstone might have envied, blooms around him. Music, that might have charmed Calypso and her nymphs, is his. An extensive library spreads its treasures before him. A philosophical apparatus offers to him all the secrets and mysteries of nature. Peace, tranquillity and innocence shed their mingled delights around him. And to crown the enchantment...
Seite 134 - ... sentences before they began to look up; then to look at each other with surprise, as if doubting the evidence of their own senses ; then, attracted by some strong gesture, struck by some majestic attitude, fascinated by the spell of his eye, the charm of his emphasis, and the varied and commanding expression of his countenance, they could look away no more. In less than twenty minutes, they might be seen in every part of the house, on every bench, in every window, stooping forward from their...
Seite 198 - Music, that might have charmed Calypso and her nymphs, is his. An extensive library spreads its treasures before him. A philosophical apparatus offers to him all the secrets and mysteries of nature. Peace, tranquillity, and innocence shed their mingled delights around him. And to crown the enchantment of the scene, a wife, who is said to be lovely even beyond her sex, and graced with every accomplishment that can render it irresistible, had blessed him with her love and made him the father of several...
Seite 225 - Chancellor in matters of lunacy, whereby any sum of money, or any costs, charges, or expenses shall be payable to any person, shall have the effect of judgments in the superior Courts of common law...
Seite 235 - I pass over all consideration of the written treasures of antiquity which have survived the wreck of empires and dynasties ; of monumental trophies and triumphal arches ; of palaces of princes and temples of the gods. I pass over all consideration of those admired compositions in which wisdom speaks as with a voice from heaven; of those sublime efforts of poetical genius which still freshen, as they .pass from age to age, in undying...
Seite 370 - that the executors in such cases shall have an action against the trespassers, and recover their damages in like manner as they, whose executors they be, should have had if they were...
Seite 467 - ... shall immediately afterwards certify on the back of the record, or on the writ of trial or writ of inquiry, that the action was really brought to try a right...
Seite 134 - ... unanimous vote. The verdict and judgment overruling the motion, were followed by redoubled acclamations, from within and without the house. " The people, who had with difficulty kept their hands off their champion, from the moment of closing his harangue, no sooner saw the fate of the cause finally sealed, than they seized him at the bar, and in spite of his own exertions, and the continued cry of
Seite 312 - ... the said plaintiff shall have judgment to recover such sum only, and no costs...
Seite 470 - ... or on the writ of trial or writ of inquiry, that the action was really brought to try a right besides the mere right to recover damages for the trespass or grievance for which the action shall have been brought, or that the trespass or grievance in respect of which the action was brought was wilful and malicious.

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