The forces of nature. The elements are the means through which God acts, and “damages by the elements” means the same thing as “damages by the act of God.” Polack v. Pioche, 35 Cal. 410, 95 Am. Dec. 115; Van Wornier v. Crane, 51 Mich.303, 16 N. W. 6S6, 47 Am. Rep. 5S2; Hatch BL.LAW DICT.(2D ED.)

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