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Latin. To be silent throughout the four years after majority. During the four years succeeding his attaining majority, any one may reduce a deed granted by him to his lesion in the course of his minority, but if the four years be allowed to elapse, no challenge of the deed upon that ground can be effectually maintained. It is then held presumptione juris et de jure that the deed was not to his lesion, and such presumption cannot be traversed by the clearest proof. If the deed has been granted in pupillarity, it does not require to be challenged during the quadriennium or at any other period; it is null from the beginning, because a pupil is incapable of contracting or binding himself.

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