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pron.1.(Law) He; the one.
Cestuy que trust
a person who has the equitable and beneficial interest in property, the legal interest in which is vested in a trustee.
Cestuy que use
a person for whose use land, etc., is granted to another.
- Wharton.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Asi, aquel, solo por medio de una peticion o un ruego dirigido al tribunal del Lord Chancellor podia hacer efectivo el trust en su favor: "the cestuy que usewas in conscience and equity to have the profits and disposal of it (167)".
The Cestuys que trust may by a new contract dismiss him from that character: but even then that transaction, by which they dismiss him, must according to the rules of this Court be watched with infinite and the most guarded jealousy; and for this reason; that the Law supposes him to have acquired all the knowledge a trustee may acquire; which may be very useful to him; but the communication of which to the Cestuy que trust the Court can never be sure he has made, when entering into the new contract, by which he is discharged (49) In Ex parte James he again explained that the issue was proper consent: 'The rule is, that a trustee shall not become the purchaser, until he enters into a fair contract, that he may become the purchaser, with those interested'.
Revenant sur ces evenements dans un pamphlet publie en 1588, Michel Hurault ecrivit que : << depuis qu'un Roy fait conoistre qu'il craint quelqu'un dans son Royaume, qu'il y a quelqu'un qui peut estre plus grand que lui, il n'a plus de maieste, il n'est plus rien, tout le monde court a cestuy la.
Chapter 62 describes how Gaster invented a means of arresting the flight of cannon balls with magnets, which he demonstrated to the narrator and which is presently used as a game at Theleme: "A cestuy inconvenient ja avoit ordre tresbon donne et nous en monstra l'essay: duquel a depuys use Fronton, et est de praesent en usaige commun entre les passetemps et exercitations honestes des Telemites" (684).
quand voyray cestuy pour qui mon coeur souspire Aux miens costez, jouis de son reveil?
De cestuy monde rien ne prestant, ne sera qu'une chiennerie.