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SICKNESS. By sickness is understood any affection of the body which deprives it temporarily of the power to fulfill its usual functions.
     2. Sickness is either such as affects the body generally, or only some parts of it. Of the former class, a fever is an example; of the latter, blindness. When a process has been issued against an individual for his arrest, the sheriff or other officer is authorized, after he has arrested him, if he be so dangerously sick, that to remove him would endanger his life or health, to let him remain where he found him, and to return the facts at large, or simply languidus. (q.v.)

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The report of the Application Management Services (AMS) market provides competitive strategies over various regions on a global note, where key players tend to maximize profits through partnerships into several regions.
| Neil Several million pounds has been spent in the last decade employing the family of AMs at the public's expense.
Labour AMs employ more family members that any other party with eight - however this is a much smaller figure relative to the total number of AMs the party has (29).
Adam has particularly enjoyed his work with the AMS Centennial Giving Fund.
In AMS, each cow is milked between two and four times a day.
All subjects were evaluated on the 5th day of arrival at high altitude as subjects with AMS became asymptomatic by 5th day.
ams is in the design and manufacture of advanced sensor solutions and analog ICs.
In a market, which could represent $6mn in 2020, AMS expects its business to grow at a rapid pace in the four years to come.
The ascent to Everest Base Camp from Kathmandu was completed over 11 days, with rest days built into the schedule to reduce the likelihood of AMS.
"I am leaving AMS Imports in really good hands with Taylor," said Schewe.