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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 Foundations of Legal Liability: Theory and principles of tort

Thomas Atkins Street - Actions and defenses - 1906
...damage done by dangerous animate creatures was followed, and the doctrine was broadly laid down that one who for his own purposes brings on his land and collects and keeps there anything likely to do mischief must keep it at his peril and is answerable for all damage which is the natural consequence of its...
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The Canadian Law Review, Volume 3

Law - 1904
...mainly upon the principle laid down in the well-known case of Rylands v. Fletcher, LR 3 HL 330, that a person who, for his own purposes brings on his land...likely to do mischief if it escapes, must keep it in at its peril. If he does not do so he is answerable for all the damage which is the natural consequence...
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The Law of Torts: A Treatise on the English Law of Liability for Civil Injuries

Sir John William Salmond - Torts - 1907 - 507 pages
...merely a duty to take all reasonable and prudent precautions in order to keep it in, but no more. . . 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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The Canada Law Journal, Volume 43

Law - 1907
...Reynolds, LR 1, Ex. 279, Lord Blackburn in livering judgment of the full Court used the following language: "We think that the true rule of law is that the person who for his own purposes brings on his lands and keeps there any thing likely to do mischief if it escapes must keep it at his peril and if...
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Western Law Reporter (Canada) and Index-digest, Volume 7

Edward Betley Brown, L. S. Le Vernois, Esten Kenneth Williams - Law reports, digests, etc - 1908
...Chancellor states the rule of law in the words of Mr. Justice Blackburn in the Court below as follows: " 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 he does not do so is prima facie answerable for all the damage which is the natural...
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The Western Law Reporter Canada and Index-digest, Volume 7

L. S. Le Vernois, Esten Kenneth Williams, Edward Betley Brown - Law reports, digests, etc - 1908
...Chancellor states the rule of law in the words of Mr. Justice Blackburn in the Court below as follows: "We think that the true rule of law is that the person...and keeps there anything likely to do mischief if tt escapes, must keep it at his peril; and if he does not do so is prima facie answerable for all the...
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General relations

Thomas Beven - Negligence - 1908 - 1505 pages
...by defendant's order. In the House of Lords, Lord Cairns, 0., adopted Blackburn. J.'s, language: " We think that the true rule of law is, that the person who, for his own purposes, brings on his land 1 Brown v. Kendall, CO Mass. 292 ; Lnxre v. BucJmnan, 51 NY 476, followed and the grounds of it amplified...
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General relations

Thomas Beven - Negligence - 1908 - 1505 pages
...122 NY 118, 19 Am. St. R. 475. Fletcher v. Rylandt is criticised in Marshall v. Wclwood, 38 NJL 339. and collects and keeps there anything likely to do mischief if it escapes, Rule formu must keep it in at his peril ; and if he does not do so, is prima facie latod ЬУ answerable...
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Safety of Dams: Flood and Earthquake Criteria

National Research Council, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems, Water Science and Technology Board, Committee on Safety Criteria for Dams - Science - 1985 - 294 pages
...CD <D - = E oo The court ruled for plaintiffs, holding that when one brings onto his land, o - S and collects and keeps there anything likely to do mischief if it escapes, and it is a nonnatural use of the land, he must keep it at his peril. If not, he is prima facie 8 |...
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International Encyclopedia of Comparative Law, Volume 11, Part 1

Viktor Knapp - Law - 1983 - 812 pages
...doctrine was originally formulated by Blackburn, J. in the Court of Exchequer in the following terms: "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 at his...
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