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Pàgina 241 - sold and actually receive the same, or give something in earnest to bind the bargain or in part payment, or that some note or memorandum of the bargain in writing be made and signed by the parties to be charged therewith, or their agents thereunto lawfully authorized.
Pàgina 308 - Abolition of Fines and Recoveries and for the substitution of more simple modes of Assurance ;" the business of the cursitors of the High Court of Chancery Has been greatly diminished, and it is expedient that their offices should be abolished, and the few remaining duties transferred to some other officer belonging to the said Court
Pàgina 67 - of Adam Smith—" the annual labour of every nation is the fund which originally supplies it with all the necessaries and conveniences of life which it annually consumes, and which consist either in the immediate produce of that labour, or in what is purchased with that produce from other nations.
Pàgina 432 - him without loss : he commanded when he spoke, and had his judges angry and pleased at his devotion. No man had their affections more in his power : the fear of every man that heard him was lest he should make an end.
Pàgina 69 - was bred to the law, which is, in my opinion, one of the first and noblest of human sciences ; a science which .does more to quicken and invigorate the understanding than all the other kinds of learning put together ; but it is not apt, except in those
Pàgina 241 - the value of 10/. or upwards, notwithstanding the goods may be intended to be delivered at some future time, or may not at the time of the contract be actually made, procured, or provided, or fit or ready for delivery, or some act may be
Pàgina 432 - or pass by a jest, was nobly censorious. No man ever spake more neatly, more pressly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness, in what he uttered : no member of his speech but consisted of its own graces.
Pàgina 226 - indenture of demise, all actions of covenant or debt upon any bond or other specialty, shall be commenced and sued within the time and limitation hereinafter expressed and not after, that is to say, the said actions of debt for rent upon an indenture of demise, or covenant or debt upon any bond or other specialty,
Pàgina 226 - land, shall be recovered by any distress, action, or suit, but within six years next after the same shall have become due, or next after an acknowledgment of the same in writing shall have been given to the person entitled thereto or his agent, signed by the person by whom the same was payable or his agent.