He averred, that upon first thrusting in for him, a leg was presented; but well knowing that that was not as it ought to be, and might occasion great trouble;--he had thrust back the leg, and by a dexterous heave and toss, had wrought a somerset upon the Indian; so that with the next trial, he came forth in the good old way--head foremost.
In Article 9 of Condescendence, it is averred that the pursuer in fact had a defense to the action for payment.
These grounds were not averred in the petition and it was therefore incompetent in so far as relating to the 1989 award.
In those circumstances, it is said, the pursuer has not averred that he was a primary victim of the incident.
The sleevenotes (John Tobler I seem to recall) of that Lovin ' Spoonful compilation averred that ' Do You Believe In Magic?
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