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" We think that the true rule of law is, that the person who for his own purposes brings on his lands and collects and keeps there, anything likely to do mischief if it escapes, must keep it in at his peril, and, if he does not do so is prima facie answerable... "
Reports of Cases Decided by the English Courts: With Notes and References to ... - Page 318
by Nathaniel Cleveland Moak - 1872
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The Law Journal for the Year 1832-1949: Comprising Reports of Cases in the ...

Law reports, digests, etc - 1872
...approved by the Lord Chancellor (Lord Cairns) when the case came before the House of Lords (12) : " We think that the true rule of law is that the person,...likely to do mischief if it escapes, must keep it at his peril, and if ho does not do so, is prima facie answerable for all the damage which is the natural...
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The Law Times, Volume 46

Law - 1869
...states the opinion of that court as to the law in these words : "We think that the true rule of the law is that the person who for his own purposes, brings on lis land and collects and keeps there anything; ikely to do mischief, if it escapee must keep it u...
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The Journal of Jurisprudence, Volume 10

Law - 1866
...177, that defendants were liable for the damage sustained by plaintiff. Per Curiain : — " We think the true rule of law is that the person who, for his...likely to do mischief if it escapes, must keep it at his peril, and that if he does not he is prima facie answerable for all the damage which is the...
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THE LAW OF RAILWAYS: CORPORATIONS, EMINENT DOMAIN, CONTRACTS, COMMON ...

ISSAC F. REDFIELD, LL.D - 1867
...which they were aware, though they had not ascertained where the shafts led to. " We think that the rule of law is, that the person who, for his own purposes,...likely to do mischief if it escapes, must keep it at his peril, and that if he does not do so, he is primd facie answerable for all the damage which...
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The Law of Railways: Embracing the Law of Corporations, Eminent ..., Volume 1

Isaac Fletcher Redfield - Railroad law - 1869
...which they were aware, though they had not ascertained where the shafts led to. " We think that the rule of law is, that the person who, for his own purposes, brings on his land and collects and keeps there any thing l1kely to do mischief if it escapes, must keep it at his peril, and that if he does not do...
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Reports of All the Cases Decided by All the Superior Courts Relating to ...

Great Britain. Magistrates' cases - Justices of the peace - 1870
...of Exchequer Chamber, where lie states the opinion of that court as to the law in these words: — "We think that the true rule of law is that the person who, for his own purposes, brings on his land aud collects and keeps there anything likely to do niiichief, if it escapes must keep it in at his...
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Massachusetts Reports: Cases Argued and Determined in the ..., Volumes 125-126

Massachusetts. Supreme Judicial Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1907
...3 HL 330, 339, 340, and approved by this court in Shipley v. Fifty Associates, 106 Mass. 104, 198, is that " the person, who for his own purposes brings on his lands and collects and keeps there anything likely to do mischief if it escapes, must keep it in at...
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Collieries and Colliers: A Handbook of the Law and Leading Cases Relating ...

John Coke Fowler - Coal mines and mining - 1872 - 432 pages
...confirmed the judgment of Mr. Justice Blackburn in the court below. That learned judge said, " We think the rule of law is, that the person who, for his own purposes, brings on his land and collects and keeps anything that is likely to do mischief if it escapes, must keep it in at his peril, and if he does...
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The American Reports: Containing All Decisions of General Interest ..., Volume 8

Isaac Grant Thompson - Law reports, digests, etc - 1873
...which was afterward affirmed in the house of lords, expresses himself substantially thus: Whoever, for his own purposes, brings on his land, and collects and keeps there any thing likely to do mischief if it escapes, must keep it in at his peril. He illustrates this proposition...
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A Treatise on the Law of Negligence

Francis Wharton - Electronic books - 1874 - 889 pages
...liable for the damage so caused, upon the broad doctrine that one who, for his own purposes, brings upon his land, and collects and keeps there, anything likely to' do mischief if it escapes, must keep it at his peril, and, if he does not do so, is primd facie answerable for all the damage which is the...
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