Every person is required by law to exercise his rights, whether over his own or over public property, with due regard to the co-existing rights of others, and an unreasonable, excessive or extravagant exercise of his rights to the damage of others constitutes a nuisance. Thus a person is guilty of a nuisance who, in the exercise of his right of access to his premises, either on a public highway1 or a public navigable river2, acts so unreasonably as to have no regard to the similar rights of access possessed by his neighbours; or who, during building operations, uses
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