The Law of the Road ; Or, The Wrongs and Rights of a Traveller

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Carswell, 1881 - 322 Seiten
 

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Seite 34 - Hear the sledges with the bells — Silver bells! What a world of merriment their melody foretells! How they tinkle, tinkle, tinkle, In the icy air of night! While the stars that oversprinkle All the heavens, seem to twinkle With a crystalline delight...
Seite 279 - We hold the true rule to be that whatever the passenger takes with him for his personal use or convenience according to the habits or wants of the particular class to which he belongs, either with reference to the immediate necessities, or to the ultimate purpose, of the journey, must be considered as personal luggage.
Seite 26 - OUT of the bosom of the Air, Out of the cloud-folds of her garments shaken, Over the woodlands brown and bare, Over the harvest fields forsaken, Silent, and soft, and slow Descends the snow.
Seite 239 - I do remember him at Clement's Inn, like a man made after supper of a cheese-paring : when he was naked, he was, for all the world, like a forked radish, with a head fantastically carved upon it with a knife...
Seite 212 - Due care" however undoubtedly means, having reference to the nature of the contract to carry, a high degree of care, and casts on carriers the duty of exercising all vigilance to see that whatever is required for the safe conveyance of their passengers is in fit and proper order.
Seite 251 - Viet. c. 93, that a jury in these cases "must not attempt to give damages to the full amount of a perfect compensation for the pecuniary injury, but must take a reasonable view of the case, and give what they consider under all the circumstances a fair compensation.
Seite 2 - If he was going out of his way, against his master's implied commands, when driving on his master's business, he will make his master liable; but if he was going on a frolic of his own, without being at all on his master's business, the master will not be liable.
Seite 232 - The caution required is according to the maturity and capacity of the child, and this is to be .determined in each case by the circumstances of that case.
Seite 193 - What!" " Can't you hear ? I say thirty or forty pounds." " Well, I am very sorry for you. Did not you see the notice on the ticket that ' the company will not be responsible for any package exceeding the value of .£10.'"
Seite 167 - On a' trial for an assault which took place at the Assizes, some years since, a surgeon, in giving his evidence, informed the court that on examining the prosecutor, he found him suffering from a severe contusion of the integuments under the left orbit, with great extravasation of blood and ecchymosis in the surrounding cellular tissue, which was in a tumefied state. There was also considerable abrasion of the cuticle.

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