Modern Reports: Or, Select Cases Adjudged in the Courts of King's Bench, Chancery, Common Pleas, and Exchequer ... [1663-1755], Volume 1

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G. G. J. and J. Robinson, 1793 - Law reports, digests, etc
 

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Page 40 - But and if she depart, let her remain unmarried, or be reconciled to her husband : and let not the husband put away his wife.
Page 41 - If a man be taken in execution, and lie in prison for debt, neither the plaintiff at whose suit he is arrested, nor the sheriff who took him, is bound to find him meat, drink, or clothes ; but he must live on his own, or on the charity of others : and if no man will relieve him, let him die, in the name of God, says the law, and so say I.
Page 62 - The cases where the Courts of Westminster have taken cognizance of privilege differ from this case ; for in those it was only an incident to the case before them, which was of their cognizance, but the direct point of the matter is now the judgment of the Lords.
Page 47 - God has given the man greater wit, better strength, better courage, to compel the woman to obey by reason or force ; and to the woman beauty, fair countenance, and sweet words, to make the man obey her again for love. Thus each obeyeth and commandeth the other ; and they two together rule the house so long as they remain in one.
Page 62 - And the third, the Chief Justice, thought the Court had no jurisdiction, for reasons unconnected with the continuance of the session. It is strange that the duration of the session, on which the judgments turn...

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