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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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Ruling Cases, Volume 1

Robert Campbell - Annotations and citations (Law) - 1894
...of the existence of which they were aware, though they had not ascertained where the shafts went to. 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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A Treatise on the Law of Torts in Obligations Arising from Civil Wrongs in ...

Frederick Pollock - Torts - 1894 - 803 pages
...answerable for escape arising from any latent defect which ordinary prudence and skill could not detect " 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...
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The American Law Register and Review, Volume 42

Electronic journals - 1894
...of Exchequer Chamber, per Blackburn, J., gave judgment for the plaintiff on the following ground : " We think that the true rule of law is that the person who, for his own purpose, brings on his land and collects and keeps there anything likely to do mischief if it escapes...
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The Northwestern Law Review, Volume 2

Law - 1894
...case is generally cited as deciding 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 at his peril; and if he does so, is prima facie answerable for all the damage which is the natural...
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Cases on Torts: Selected and Arranged for the Use of Law Students in ...

Francis Marion Burdick - Torts - 1895 - 602 pages
...English view is by Blackburn, J., who says in Fletcher v. Rylands, LR 1. Ex. 279, 280, 281, 282, — "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...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in Ohio Courts of Record ..., Volume 28

William John Tossell, Ohio. Superior Courts - Law reports, digests, etc - 1920
...1 LR Exch. 265, wherein the principle was enunciated that one who for his own purposes brings upon his land and collects and keeps there anything likely to do mischief if it escapes, is prima facie answerable for all the damage which is the natural consequence of its escape. It will...
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Negligence in Law: General relations

Thomas Beven - Negligence - 1895 - 1779 pages
...Lord Cairns, C., Rule fommreading at length Blackburn, Js, statement, in which he said : B^bum J , " We think that the true rule of law is, that the person who, i?*'?0 PI. • 1-11.-, -1 Exchequer for his own purposes, brings on Ins land and collects and chamber...
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Elements of the Law of Torts for the Use of Students

Melville Madison Bigelow - Torts - 1896 - 416 pages
...will not be liable in damages, though mischief should thereby be occasioned to his neighbor.1 But a person who, for his own purposes, brings on his land,...likely to do mischief if it escapes, must keep it 1 Chasemore v. Richards, 7 HL Cas. 849. there at his peril ; and if he does not, he will be answerable,...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Ohio Circuit Courts ..., Volume 12

William John Tossell - Law reports, digests, etc - 1902
...quotations from that case, as furnishing the correct principle applicable to cases of this character : " ' 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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Reports of Cases Heard and Determined in the Appellate Division ..., Volume 32

New York (State). Supreme Court. Appellate Division - Law reports, digests, etc - 1898
...Chamber, in Fletcher v. Sy lands (14 WR 799, at p. 801 ; LR [1 Ex.] 265, at p. 279), where it is said : ' 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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