It requires more than an ordinary share of boldness, to declare, judicially, in the teeth of a statute, that an action may be brought and maintained on a contract, not in writing, for the sale of land, when the statute declares, “ no such action shall be brought ”!

Blunt v. Tomlin, 27 Ill. 93 (Illinois, Jan. 1, 1862)

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