The Revised Reports: Being a Republication of Such Cases in the English Courts of Common Law and Equity, from the Year 1785, as are Still of Practical Utility. 1785-1866, Volum 131

Frederick Pollock, Robert Campbell, Oliver Augustus Saunders, Arthur Beresford Cane, Joseph Gerald Pease, William Bowstead
Sweet & Maxwell, limited, 1912

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Pàgina 181 - BISHOPS, Priests, and Deacons, are not commanded by God's Law, either to vow the estate of single life, or to abstain from marriage : therefore it is lawful for them, as for all other Christian men, to marry at their own discretion, as they shall judge the same to serve better to godliness.
Pàgina 6 - December, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-three, no action or suit or other proceeding shall be brought, to recover any sum of money secured by any mortgage, judgment, or lien, or otherwise charged upon or payable out of any land or rent...
Pàgina 95 - A. was charged upon all the premises, and subject thereto, they were appointed to A. for life, remainder to B. for life, remainder to the use of his first and other sons in tail male...
Pàgina 201 - DEARLY beloved, we are gathered together here in the sight of God, and in the face of this company, to join together this Man and this Woman in holy Matrimony...
Pàgina 148 - If the words of the statute are in themselves precise and unambiguous, then no more can be necessary than to expound those words in their natural and ordinary sense. The words themselves alone do, in such a case, best declare the intention of the lawgiver.
Pàgina 124 - Holstein, that the marriage of a widower with the sister of his deceased wife was perfectly lawful and valid in Denmark to all intents and purposes whatever.
Pàgina 236 - One thousand eight hundred and thirty-three no Person claiming any Land or Rent in Equity shall bring any Suit to recover the same but within the Period during which, by virtue of the Provisions herein-before - contained, he might have made an Entry or Distress, or brought an Action. to recover the same respectively, if he had been entitled at law to such Estate, Interest, or Right in or to the same as he shall claim therein in Equity.
Pàgina 136 - If a marriage is absolutely prohibited in any country as being contrary to public policy, and leading to social evils, I think that the domiciled inhabitants of that country cannot be permitted, by passing the frontier and entering another State in which this marriage is not prohibited, to celebrate a marriage forbidden by their own State, and immediately returning to their own State, to insist on their marriage being recognized as lawful.
Pàgina 163 - Ordered, That the cause be remitted back to the Court of Session in Scotland, to do therein as shall be just and consistent with this judgment...
Pàgina 151 - The most prominent, if not the only known exceptions to the rule, are those respecting polygamy and incest ; those positively prohibited by the public law of a country, from motives of policy ; and those celebrated in foreign countries by subjects entitling themselves under special circumstances to the benefit of the laws of their own country.

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