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PEACEABLE Definition & Legal Meaning

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Free from the character of force, violence, or trespass; as, a “peaceable entry” on lands. “Peaceable possession” of real estate Is such as is acquiesced in by all other persons, including rival claimants, and not disturbed by any forcible attempt at ouster nor by adverse suits to recover the possession or the estate. See Stanley v. Schwalby, 147 U. S. SOS, 13 Sup. Ct. 418, 37 L. Ed. 259; Allaire v. Ketcham, 55 N. J. Eq. 10S, 35 Atl. 900; Bowers v. Cherokee Bob, 45 Cal. 504; Gitten v. Lowry, 15 Ga. 336. Peccata contra naturam sunt gravis- sima. 3 Inst. 20. Crimes against nature are the most heinous. Peccatum peccato addit qui culpae quam facit patrocinia defensionis ad- jungit. 5 Coke, 49. lie adds fault to fault who sets up a defense of a wrong committed by him.


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