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Another action is replevin which is used to recover specific goods.
As well might it be questioned, that a writ of replevin for a horse, or a writ of right for land, was "a suit at Common Law."
"I don't want your papers," remarked Sylvane, who did not know a replevin paper from a dog license.
Is replevin any relation, say a second cousin, to lis pendis?
THE WINNING TOUCHDOWNLESTER CHADWICK
Then after filling out a writ of replevin he added, "Excuse me a moment, Mr. Terry; I will be back soon."
UNCLE TERRYCHARLES CLARK MUNN
The bailiffs of the prior following them made suit for their cattle, by replevin within fifteen days: and their suit was allowed.
He had prepared writs of replevin and warrants for larceny for Wooldridge and officers who were with him.
The deputy sheriff called on the farmer to indemnify him in the replevin suit, which he felt compelled to do.
Even in that case, however, the process of replevin from the courts of the State would be irregular and unauthorized.
If he does, as we presume he will, proceed by a replevin, we shall have sufficient time before the judgment.

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