A Lockean spoilation
proviso may be necessary, but self-interest alone
4 The Welsh property is the Italianate village of Portmeirion, Gwynedd, designed and built by the architect Clough Williams-Ellis in the 1920s as a physical protest against the ever-encroaching spoilation
of the natural landscape.
A Lament for the Spoilation
of Wildwood, North End There is no haunt on Hampstead-heath more rich in native charms Than Wildwood, where the chestnuts lift their gnarled and bony arms, And 'front the limes in serried lines, While, high in air above, The branches blend and shadows lend To bats and whispered love.
Plaintiff alleges negligence; intentional interference with prospective civil action by spoilation
of evidence; negligent spoilation
of evidence; and waste.
Absent bad-faith conduct, the court stated, "applying a rule of law that results in dismissal on the grounds of spoilation
[sic] of evidence is not authorized.
Those have also suffered by the predatory fingers of petty larcenists, who have torn out plates of famous race-horses; but, on the whole, as was remarked just now, these mischievous depredations have been few in number, and the great majority of those who habitually frequent the Melbourne Public Library feel that they possess a proprietary interest in the institution, and that they are under an obligation to protect the contents from spoilation
or injury accordingly.