A covenant by a lessee to “put the premises Into habitablerepair” binds him to put them into such a state that they may be occupied, not onlywith safety, but with reasonable comfort, for the purposes for which they are taken.Miller v. McCardell, 19 R. I. 304, 33 Atl. 445, 30 L R. A. 682.

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