Take also the mining law. For
I think I can show you from this, too, that the action is not maintainable, and
that I deserve thanks rather than to be made the object of a baseless and
This law has clearly defined in what
cases mining actions may properly be brought. Observe—the law makes a
man liable if he eject another from his workings; but I, far from ejecting the
plaintiff, gave over to him and put him in possession of that of which another
was seeking to deprive him; and I became the vendor of it at his request.