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for Yielding and paying
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Yielding \Yield"ing\, a.
Inclined to give way, or comply; flexible; compliant;
accommodating; as, a yielding temper.
Yielding and paying (Law), the initial words of that clause
in leases in which the rent to be paid by the lessee is
mentioned and reserved. --Burrill.
Syn: Obsequious; attentive.
Usage: Yielding, Obsequious, Attentive. In many cases a
man may be attentive or yielding in a high degree
without any sacrifice of his dignity; but he who is
obsequious seeks to gain favor by excessive and mean
compliances for some selfish end.
[1913 Webster] -- Yield"ing*ly, adv. --
From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :
YIELDING AND PAYING, contracts. These words, when used in a lease,
constitute a covenant on the part of the lessee to pay the rent; Platt on
Coven. 50; 3 Penna. Rep. 464; 1 Sid. 447, pl. 9; 2 Lev. 206; 3 T. R. 402; 1
Barn. & Cres. 416; S. C. 2 Dow. & Ry. 670; but whether it be an express
covenant or not, seems not to be settled. Sty. 387, 406, 451; Sid. 240, 266;
2 Lev. 206; S. C., T. Jones, 102 3 T. R. 402.
2. In Pennsylvania, it has been decided to be a covenant running with
the land. 3 Penna. Reports, 464. Vide 1 Saund. 233, n. 1; 9 Verm. R. 191.
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