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167-Epigrams. M. R -The word epigram expire with the tenancy if that is yearly. A is derived from the Greek word Epigramma, landlord cannot stop à tenant removing his which signifies an inscription. Epigrams are goods from the house before the quarter has short poems, or pieces, written in verse upon expired, because the rent is not due until the one subject. In fact,

quarter is up; but a landlord can legally dis“An epigram should be,-if right,

pose of goods taken under a distress for rent Short, simple, pointed, keen, and bright:

by appraisement, without putting them up to A lively little thing!

auction; and a landlord may take possession Like Wasp, with taper body, bound

of the goods of his tenant's lodger which have By lines--not many-neat and round,

been taken away while under distress for rent; All ending in a sting.”

or may maintain an action for pound breach.

If a landlord neglects to repair the premises, The following examples will sufficiently explain according to his covenant, the tenant may our meaning:

maintain an action against him; but such neg*Treason does Tiever prosper,-what's the lect does not absolve the tenant from the pay. reason?

ment of rent. An under-tenant, who has left Why, when it prospers, none dare call it the premises in arrear of rent, must pay the treason."

same to his immediate landlord. A Landlord

in an action of ejectment, need not prove his "To rob the public two contractors come, One cheats in corn, the other cheats in rum;

title; it is quite sufficient to produce the coun. Who is the greater? If you can, explain,

ter-parts of the lease: the misnomer of a defendThe rogue in spirit, or the rogue in grain."

ant may be pleaded in abatement.

170— The Duties of Bcecutors. A. T. W.-On 168The Credit Systen. J. N.-It is a bad referring to the last edition of the “Cabinet plan to run long bills; the system is one of the Lawyer,” we find these duties given as follows: worst we know ; indeed, those who adopt it,

“The first thing to be done is to bury the decannot have any system of housekeeping ; ceased, in a manner suitable to his rank in life, because they must pay a higher price for tho and the estate he has left behind him. In strict. articles cons'imed, and never know the extent

ness, no funeral expenses are allowed against a of their liabilities. There are many evils at- creditor, except for his coffin, tolling the bell, tending this method of housekeeping ; for ex- parson, clerk, and bearers' fecs; but not for the ample, errors in the tradespeoples' accounts pall or ornaments. But, if there are assets sufiare not easily discovered. Servants have oppor cient, the allowance is regulated by the rank and tunities afforded them of becoming dishonest, property of the deccased. The next duty of the or exercising their pilfering propensities; and executor is to prove the will, which is doue upon you are almost obliged to deal with the same oath, before the ordinary or his surrogate; or, persons. Not that we advocate the system of in a more solemn form, with the additional oath running about from shop to shop to get cheap / of one or two witnesses, in case the validity of goods, nor do we think it desirable always to the will be disputed. This must be done within purchase everything at the same shops with- six months after the death of the testator, out inquiring the prices of articles of other under a penalty of £50 (37 G. III., C. 90) After dealers. We should recommend you to select proving the will, the original must be deposited a respectable tradesman, to have the bills sent in the registry of the ordinary, and a copy is with every parcel, to weigh the various articles made upon parchment, under the seal of the when they arrive, and compare them with the ordinary, and delivered to the executor or adbill, and to call the next day at the shop and ministrator, together with a certificate of its settle for the goods, or else settle every week. having been so proved before him; this is If you deal thus, we have no doubt that the called the probate. After obtaining the probate, tradespeople, finding you are a certain customer, an inventory must be made of all the goods and will treat you well, and that you will not have chattels, whether in possession or action of the any further complaints to make.

deceased; which, if required, must be de169-Tenancy. S. W.-You were in error livered to the ordinary, upon oath, in the prewith regard to your first question, because a sence of two credible witnesses,-and to which, yearly tenant must take care that he gives if so delivered, no creditor is at liberty to notice to quit his premises half a year before object. For the other questious to which you the time of the expiration of the current year require answers, we inust refer you to a legal of his tenancy. If by agreement a quarter's practitioner, as alone capable of judging cornotice is to be sufficient, such notice must also I rectly in such difficult matters.

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