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" But a man who is born deaf, dumb, and blind is looked upon by the law as in the same state with an idiot : he being supposed incapable of any understanding, as wanting all those senses which furnish the human mind with ideas. "
Human Physiology - Page 317
by Robley Dunglison - 1850
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An Essay Upon the Learning of Devises: From Their Inception by Writing, to ...

John Joseph Powell - Wills - 1788 - 727 pages
...he can tell his parents, his age, or number twenty pence, or the like common matters. A man who is born deaf, -dumb, and blind, is looked upon by the law as ^'e,^'"' %' in the fame ftate with an idiot, he being fuppofed c< 4' incapable of any underftanding,...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books, Volume 1

William Blackstone - Law - 1791
...glimmering of reafon, fo that he can tell his parents, his age, or the like common matters. But a man who is born deaf, dumb, and blind, is looked upon by the law as in the fame ftate with an idiot "i ; he being fuppofed incapable of any underftanding, as wanting all thofe...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England,: In Four Books, Volume 1

William Blackstone - Law - 1793
...of reafon, fo that he can tell his parents, his age, or the like* common matters, But a man who is born deaf, dumb, and blind, is looked upon by the law as in the fame ftate with an idiot •; he being fuppofed incapable of any underftanding, as wanting all thofe...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books, Volume 1

William Blackstone - Law - 1807
...council. Dom. Proc. 14 Feb. 1726. 3 P ITrns. 108. matters. But a man who is born deaf, dumb, and blind, ia looked upon by the law as in the same state with an idiot8 ; he being supposed incapable of any understanding, as wanting all those senses which furnish...
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A Compendious and Comprehensive Law Dictionary: Elucidating the Terms, and ...

Thomas Walter Williams - Law - 1816 - 1022 pages
...PLEDGE, (inortuum vadium) a pledge of lands or goods. See Mortgage. DEAF, DUMB, and BLIND. A man who is born deaf, dumb, and blind, is looked upon by the law as in the same state with an ideot, or being supposed incapable of any understanding, as wanting senses that furnish the human mind...
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An Historical Treatise on the Practice of the Court of Chancery of the State ...

Dominick T. Blake - Court rules - 1818 - 650 pages
...his age, or the like common matters, but a man, who is born deaf, dumb and blind, is looked upon in the law as in the same state with an idiot, he being...those senses which furnish the human mind with ideas. A lunatic, or non compos mentis, is one who hath had understanding, but by a disease or other accident...
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Elements of Conveyancing: With Cursory Remarks Upon the Study of ..., Volume 5

Charles Barton - Conveyancing - 1822
...number twenty pence, or the like common matters b. A man who is born deaf, dumb and blind, is, hbVever, looked upon by the law as in the same state with an...supposed incapable of any understanding, as wanting those senses which furnish the human mind with ideas c. The third natural disqualification is that...
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The British Constitution, Or an Epitome of Blackstone's Commentaries on the ...

William Blackstone, Vincent Wanostrocht - Constitutional law - 1823 - 845 pages
...glimmering of reason, so that he can tell his parents, his age, or the like common matters. But a man who is born deaf, dumb, and blind, is looked upon by the...those senses which furnish the human mind with ideas. A lunatic, or non compos mentis, is one who hath had understanding, but by disease, grief, or other...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England, Volume 1

Sir William Blackstone - Law - 1825
...fol. 2O. 24. 4 Intt. 203. Com. Journ.1610. m FNB 232. '' FNB 233. (6) SceVol.IIl.p.42T.n.(l). 21 blind, is looked upon by the law as in the same state with an idiot q ; he being supposed incapable of any understanding, as wanting all those senses which furnish the...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books, Volume 1

William Blackstone - 1825
...man for a fool. book of Edw. II.) fol. 20. 24. o 4 Inst. 203. Com. Journ. 161O. m FNB 232. P FNB 233. blind, is looked upon by the law as in the same state with an idiot q ; he being supposed incapable of any understanding, as wanting all those senses which furnish the...
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