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§ 113. It should also be observed, before passing from this branch of our subject, that the principles upon which courts of equity, under peculiar circumstances, decree the specific execution of verbal contracts, notwithstanding the Statute of Frauds, comprehend cases of trust resting in parol.2 It is not, however, deemed worth while to anticipate here the discussion of any part of the important subject of the enforcement in equity of obligations affected by the statute, that being reserved for special examination hereafter.3
1 Arms v. Ashley, 4 Pick. 71; Fisher v. Fields, 10 Johns. (N. Y.) 495.
2 Jenkins v. Eldredge, ante, § 111 n.; Robson v. Harwell, 6 Ga. 589. 3 Post, Chap. XIX.