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 See William B. Johnson, Annotation, Circumstances Excusing Lessee's Failure to Give Timely Notice of Exercise of Option to Renew or Extend Lease, 27 A.L.R. 4th 266, 277-80 (1984 & 2002 Supp.). At one end of the spectrum are cases that hold that: equity will not relieve a lessee of the consequences of his failure to give written notice of renewal of the lease within the time required by the provisions of the lease when the failure resulted from the negligence of the lessee unaccompanied by fraud, mistake, accident or surprise and unaffected by the conduct of the lessor. Ahmed v. Scott, 65 Ohio App. 2d 271, 418 N.E.2d 406, 411 (Ohio Ct. App. 1979). At the other end of the spectrum are cases that hold that: in cases of mere neglect in fulfilling a condition precedent of a lease, [even if the cases] do not fall within accident or mistake, equity will relieve when the delay has been slight, the loss to the lessor small, and when not to grant relief would result in such hardship to the tenant as to make it unconscionable to enforce literally the condition precedent of the lease. F. B. Fountain ...

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