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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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Stair Building ; Ornamental Ironwork ; Roofing ; Sheet-metal Work ; Building ...

Architectural ironwork - 1903 - 627 pages
...refuted the claim of the owner, that the contractor was alone responsible, by saying : ' ' The general 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 if he does not do so is, prima facie* answerable for all the damage which is the...
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A Treatise on the American Law Relating to Mines and Mineral Lands ..., Volume 2

Curtis Holbrook Lindley - Mineral lands - 1903 - 2150 pages
...negligence. Said Justice Blackburn : — " We think that the rule of law is, that the person " whe, for his own purposes, brings on his land and ' ' collects...likely to do mischief " if it escapes, must keep it at his peril; and if he does " not do so, is, prima facie, answerable for all the dam" age which is...
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Lawyers' Reports Annotated, Book 60

Law reports, digests, etc - 1903
...is correctly stated by Mr. Justice Blackburn in Fletcher v. Ry- • lands, LR l Exch. 265: "We think 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 at his...
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The Law of Torts

Melville Madison Bigelow - Torts - 1903 - 422 pages
...purposes, brings on 1 Chasemore v. Richards, 7 HL Cas. 349. As to malice see id. 388, and aute, pp. 16-22. his land, and collects and keeps there, anything likely to do mischief if it escapes, must, by the law of England, keep it there at his peril; and if he does not, he will be answerable, prima...
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The Law of Tramways & Light Railways in Great Britain: (3rd Edition of ...

George Stuart Robertson - LAW - 1903 - 708 pages
...J., in his judgment as follows : " The person who for his own purposes brings on his lands Sect. 55. and collects and keeps there anything likely to do mischief if it escapes, must keep it at his peril, and, if lie does not do so, is primd facie answerable for all the damage •which is...
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Cases Illustrating the Principles of the Law of Torts

Francis Reynolds Yonge Radcliffe, Sir John Charles Miles - Responsabilité civile - Grande-Bretagne - Jurisprudence - 1904 - 628 pages
...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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Negligence: Rules--decisions--opinions, Volume 2

Edward Beers Thomas - Negligence - 1904 - 2562 pages
...damages so caused, upon the broad doctrine that one who, for his own purposes, brings upon 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 not do so, is prima facie answerable for all the damage which is the...
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The Law of Torts: A Concise Treatise on the Civil Liability at Common Law ...

Francis Marion Burdick - Torts - 1905 - 501 pages
...v. Ames, 16 Neb. 139, Tex. etc., Ry., 60 Tex. 205 (1883). case, it was judicially declared ; 187 " 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 at his...
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Architect, Owner and Builder Before the Law: A Summary of American and ...

Theodore Minot Clark - Architects - 1905 - 387 pages
...judgment for the plaintiff. This principle was described by the court as follows : " The general " rule of law is that the person who for his own purposes " brings on his land, and collects aud keeps there, anything " likely to do mischief if it escapes, must keep it at his peril; " and if...
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Lawyers' Reports Annotated, Book 29

Law reports, digests, etc - 1905
...Myron A. Norrie, for defendant in error: A person who for his own purposes brings upon his lanrl nnd collects and keeps there anything likely to do mischief if it escapes is, prima facie, answerable for all damage which is the natural consequence of its escape, although-...
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