A positive statement. A solemn statement or declaration, made as a substitute for a sworn statement by a person whose conscience will not permit him to swear. 39 Am J1st Oath § 13. An affirmation of fact constituting a representation is a warranty and not merely evidence of a warranty if its natural tendency is to induce the buyer to purchase the goods and the buyer thus induced does purchase them. Park v Moorman Mfg. Co. 40 Utah 273, 241 P2d 914, 40 ALR2d 273.

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