Cases Decided in the House of Lords, on Appeal from the Courts of Scotland ... 1842[-1850]

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Page 719 - Of law there can be no less acknowledged, than that her seat is the bosom of God, her voice the harmony of the world ; all things in heaven and earth do her homage, the very least as feeling her care, and the greatest as not exempted from her power...
Page 714 - ... that a majority of the male heads of families, communicants in the said parish, have dissented, without any reason assigned, from his admission as minister...
Page 568 - There is nothing to take this case out of the general rule...
Page 661 - It is ordered and adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said decree, so far as the same is complained of in the said Appeal, be and the same is hereby reversed.
Page 260 - ... appoints an account thereof to be given in, and, when lodged, remits the same to the auditor to tax and to report.
Page 256 - Company sin additional sum per ton per mile not exceeding one halfpenny ; and for every carriage of whatever description, not being a carriage adapted and used for travelling on a railway, and not weighing more than one ton, carried or conveyed on a truck or platform...
Page 227 - And I consent to the registration hereof in the books of Council and Session or any other judges' books competent, therein to remain for preservation, and thereto I constitute . . . my procurators, etc.
Page 724 - Malice, in the legal acceptation of the word, is not confined to personal spite against individuals, but consists in a conscious violation of the law to the prejudice of another.
Page 429 - And we consent to the registration hereof in ' the books of Council and Session, or others competent, therein to ' remain for preservation ; and if needful, that letters of horning
Page 393 - Unst, it ought and should be found and declared by decree foresaid that the pursuer...

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