The Hindu Law of Marriage and Stridhan

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Thacker, Spink, 1879 - 487 pàgines
 

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Pàgina 120 - Though inobservant of approved usages, or enamoured of another woman, or devoid of good qualities, yet a husband must constantly be revered as a god by a virtuous wife.
Pàgina 358 - I recognize the complaint that estimates of the taxes required and reductions of expenses needed have been repeatedly increased, but on the other hand it should be borne in mind that...
Pàgina 142 - Act, 1865, section four, it is enacted that no person shall by marriage acquire any interest in the property of the person whom he or she marries, nor become incapable of doing any act in respect of his or her own property which he or she could have done if unmarried...
Pàgina 262 - Malus usus abolendus est" is an established maxim of the law h. To make a particular custom good, the following are necessary requisites : — 1. THAT it have been used so long, that the memory of man runneth not to the contrary.
Pàgina 116 - Their fathers protect them in childhood ; their husbands protect them in youth ; their sons protect them in age : a woman is never fit for independence.
Pàgina 128 - There must be actual violence of such a character as to endanger personal health or safety; or there must be a reasonable apprehension of it.
Pàgina 429 - The mother's sister, the wife of a maternal uncle, the paternal uncle's wife, the father's sister, the mother-in-law, and the wife of an elder brother are pronounced similar to mothers. If they leave no issue of their body, nor son, nor daughter's son, nor son of those persons, the sister's son and the rest shall take their property...
Pàgina 112 - ... it differs from other contracts in this, that the rights, obligations, or duties arising from it are not left entirely to be regulated by the agreements of parties, but are to a certain extent matters of municipal regulation, over which the parties have no control by any declaration of their will...
Pàgina 14 - What the law requires before an alleged custom can receive the recognition of the Court, and so acquire legal force, is satisfactory proof of usage, so long and invariably acted upon in practice, as to show that it has, by common consent, been submitted to as the established governing rule of the particular family, class, or district of country ; and tho course of practice upon which the custom rests must not be left in doubt, but be proved with certainty
Pàgina 201 - Let her emaciate her body by living voluntarily on pure flowers, roots, arid fruit ; but let her not, when her lord is deceased, even pronounce the name of another man. " Let her continue till death forgiving all injuries, performing harsh duties, avoiding every sensual pleasure, and cheerfully practising the incomparable rules of virtue, which have been followed by such...

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