Quando charta continet generalem clausulam

Quando charta continet generalem clausulam, posteaque descendit ad verba specialia quae clausulae generali sunt constnanea interpretanda est charta secundum verba specialia. When a deed contains a general clause, and afterwards descends to special words, consistent with the general clause, the deed is to be construed according to the special words. 8 Co. 154.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.