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Page 172 - It is the duty of the court to instruct the jury as to the law ; and it is the duty of the jury to follow the law, as it is laid down by the court.
Page 232 - That no will shall be valid unless it shall be in writing and executed in manner hereinafter mentioned ; (that is to say), it shall be signed at the foot or end thereof by the testator, or by some other person in his presence and by his direction ; and such signature shall be made or acknowledged by the testator in the presence of two or more witnesses present at the same time, and such witnesses shall attest and shall subscribe the will in the presence of the testator, but no form of attestation...
Page 370 - For they do not appear to me to have lost the faculty of reasoning; but, having joined together some ideas very wrongly, they mistake them for truths, and they err as men do that argue right from wrong principles.
Page 86 - Again, ye have heard that it hath been said by them of old time, Thou shalt not forswear thyself, but shalt perform unto the Lord thine oaths : but I say unto you, Swear not at all; neither by heaven; for it is God's throne: nor by the earth; for it is his footstool: neither by Jerusalem; for it is the city of the great King. Neither shalt thou swear by thy head, because thou canst not make one hair white or black. But let your communication be, Yea, yea; Nay, nay...
Page 436 - ... by deed of sale, gift or otherwise, to devise or bequeath the same at his or her death by his or her last will and testament, any law, usage or custom heretofore or now prevailing in the province to the contrary hereof in any-wise notwithstanding, such will being executed either according to the laws of Canada or according to the forms prescribed by the laws of England.
Page 170 - We have thus stated to you the law of this case under the solemn duties and obligations imposed on us, under the clear conviction that in doing so we have presented to you the true test by which you will apply the evidence to the case ; but you will distinctly understand Dissenting Opinion: Gray, Shiras, JJ.
Page 372 - He was once a man, and of some little name, but of no worth, as his present unparalleled case makes but too manifest ; for by the immediate hand of an avenging God, his very thinking substance has for more than seven years been continually wasting away, till it is wholly perished out of him, if it be not utterly come to nothing.
Page 290 - Shechem said unto her father and unto her brethren, Let me find grace in your eyes, and what ye shall say unto me I will give. 12 Ask me never so much dowry and gift, and I will give according as ye shall say unto me : but give me the damsel to wife.
Page 406 - Indian rubber, which have been previously covered by winding filaments tightly round them through the agency of an ordinary covering machine, or otherwise ; these strands of Indian rubber being applied as warp or weft, or as both, according to the direction of the elasticity required.