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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 American Reports: Containing All Decisions of General ..., Volume 28

Isaac Grant Thompson - Law reports, digests, etc - 1879
...and approved by this court in Shipley v. Fifty Associates, 106 Mass. 194, 198; sc, 8 Am. Rep. 318, is that "the person, who for his own purposes brings on his lands and collects and keeps there any thing likely to do mischief if it escapes, must keep it in at...
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Massachusetts Reports: Cases Argued and Determined in the ..., Volume 125

Massachusetts. Supreme Judicial Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1879
...3 HL 330, 339, 340, and approved by this court in Shipley v. Fifty Associates, 106 Mass. 194, 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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The Law Relating to Waters, Sea, Tidal, and Inland

Henry John Wastell Coulson, Urquhart Atwell Forbes - Collisions at sea - 1880 - 748 pages
...the " opinion of that Court as to the law in these words: — ''Wo 1 7 CB 515. - 15 CB, NS 376. " ' 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 he does not do " ' so, is primd facie answerable for all the damage which is...
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The Honours Examination Digest: Comprising All the Questions in Convenancing ...

John Frederick Haynes, Thomas A. Nelham - Law examinations - 1883 - 409 pages
...mine. (Umlerhill on Torts, 13.) The House of Lords held the defendant was liable, on the ground that "a person who for his own purposes brings on his land...likely to do mischief if it escapes, must keep it at his peril; and if ho does not do so, is primd facie responsible for all the damage which is the...
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A Treatise on the Law of Waters: Including Riparian Rights, and Public and ...

John Melville Gould - Riparian rights - 1883 - 870 pages
...immaterial. The principle established is thus stated and illustrated by Mv. Justice Blackburn in the Court of Exchequer Chamber : " We think that the true rule...the person who, for his own purposes, brings on his 1 Ibid.; Birmingham Canal Co. v. Cases (4th scries) 401; Nugent v. Lloyd, 18 Ves. 515. Smith, 1 CPD...
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The Pacific Reporter, Volume 149

Law reports, digests, etc - 1915
...Sampson, supra, announced in the well-known case of Rylands v. Fletcher, LR 3 HL 330, аз follows: "We think that the true rule of law is that the person who, for his own purposes, brings on to his own land and collects and keeps there anything likely to do mischief if it escapes must keep...
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The Pacific Reporter, Volume 110

Law reports, digests, etc - 1910
...that declared In the case of Hyiands et al. т. Fletcher, 3 Law Reports, p. 330 (1868), as follows: "We think that the true rule of law is, that the person who, for his own purposes, ilirings on his own land and collects and keeps there anything likely to do mischief if it escapes,...
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The Pacific Reporter, Volume 69

Law reports, digests, etc - 1902
...principle is correctly stated by Mr. Justice Blackburn in Fletcher v. Uylands, l Exc. 265: "We think the true rule of law is that the person who, for his own purposes, brings on his lands and •oileets and keeps there anything likely to do mischief If it escapes, must keep it at...
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The American Reports: Containing All Decisions of General ..., Volume 46

Isaac Grant Thompson - Law reports, digests, etc - 1884
...by BL.VCKBUUN, J., who stated the legal proposition upon which the case was decided as follows : " We think that the true rule of law is, that the person VOL. XL VI — 51 Burbank v. Bethel Steam Mill Company. who for his own purposes brings on his lands...
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Principles of the Law of Torts

Francis Taylor Piggott - Torts - 1885 - 416 pages
...arrived at by Blackburn, J., in LR 1 Ex: the Court below, and his argument was approved by Lord Cairns. 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...
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