Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of King's Bench: With Tables of the Names of the Cases and the Principal Matters, Volume 7

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Page 880 - $.5. enacts, that no tradesman, artificer, workman, labourer, or any person whatsoever, shall do or exercise any worldly labour, business, or work of their ordinary calling on the Lord's day, and subjects parties offending to a penalty : Held, that this statute only prohibits labour, business, or work done in the course of a man's ordinary
Page 589 - that no tradesman, artificer, workman, labourer, or other person whatsoever shall do or exercise any worldly labour, business, or work, of their ordinary callings, upon the Lord's day." Now if the legislature had intended to embrace every description of persons,
Page 261 - vested in, and shall and may be sold and conveyed by the said trustees or commissioners in the manner herein mentioned, for the best price that can be gotten for the same ; and the money arising by such sale shall be applied for the purposes of the act, for repairing and maintaining such turnpike road.
Page 341 - part of the waste of the manor; to hold to the plaintiff, his heirs and assigns for ever, according to the custom of the manor, at the yearly rent of 2s. 6d., and all other burdens and services, and the plaintiff paid a fine of
Page 591 - concerns (besides those expressly mentioned in the statute) should be comprehended in it, we must not extend the words of the statute beyond their natural import. Here the legislature enacts, not that no person whatever, but that " no tradesman, artificer, workman, labourer, or other person whatsoever
Page 599 - or shall be charged with, and pay his share towards the public taxes or levies of the said town or parish, then he shall be adjudged and deemed to have a legal settlement in the same, though no such notice in writing be delivered and published as is hereby before required.
Page 673 - that all persons, who either for themselves, or as agents or factors for others, seek their livelihood by buying and selling, or by buying and letting for hire, or by the workmanship of goods or commodities, shall be deemed traders,
Page 646 - and every the rates, clauses, powers, agreements, and . forfeitures, therein contained, shall be, and the same are hereby declared to be in full force and effect, as fully, largely, and amply as if the same were repeated and re-enacted in the body of this present act.
Page 819 - lord the king now here, that in the record and proceedings aforesaid, and also in giving the judgment aforesaid, there is manifest error. Therefore, it is considered that the judgment aforesaid, for the errors aforesaid, and other errors in the record and proceedings aforesaid be reversed, annulled, and altogether held for nothing ; and that the said
Page 587 - shall, on every Lord's day, apply themselves to the observation of the same by exercising themselves thereon in the duties of piety and true religion, publicly and privately; and that no tradesman, artificer, workman, labourer, or other person whatsoever, shall do or exercise any worldly labour, business, or work of their ordinary calling upon the Lord's day, or any part thereof (work of necessity and

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