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VESSEL, mar. law. A ship, brig, sloop or other craft used in navigation. 1 Boul. Paty, tit. 1, p. 100. See sup.
     2. By an act of congress, approved July 29, 1850, it is provided that any person, not being an owner, who shall on the high seas, willfully, with. intent to burn or destroy, set fire to any ship or other vessel, or otherwise attempt the destruction of such ship or other vessel, being the property of any citizen or citizens of the United States, or procure the same to be done, with the intent aforesaid, and being thereof lawfully convicted, shall suffer imprisonment to hard labor, for a term not exceeding ten years, nor less than three years, according to the aggravation of the offence.

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It contains the heart, which is enclosed by the pericardial sac, great vessels related to the heart such as the aorta and vena cava, and the azygous venous system.
A champagne bottle smashed against its flank - and the great vessel embarked on its maiden voyage with 25W stereo speakers and 50W sub.
His grandson Manabush, not wanting humans to become lazy by reaping such a treasure without lifting a finger, emptied a great vessel of water into the maple tree to dilute the syrup -- and the need for distilling the maple tree's precious offerings was born.
It was great to see the Voyager set sail because I was involved in the planning and building of this great vessel.
He and his great vessel full of figures, characters, plots, denouements and resolutions were flying down the time-stream, bearing us all away.
Containing the Galeries Lafayette and other shops, as well as offices and flats, it rises in transparent silvery tiers articulated in silkscreened glass and steel and turns the corner like the prow of some great vessel.
However, the great vessel injury in this case had nothing to do with the robot, as the injury occurred before a robot could be deployed.
It is a great vessel and it will continue its journey.
Antonio Fuso's artwork is a little inconsistent, but his minimalist style is a great vessel for Mina's rich storytelling.
The devastation caused to this great vessel by fire will shock many people around the world.
Abigail was just 12 days old when she had heart surgery for truncus arteriosus, a condition which occurs when the single great vessel from the heart fails to separate completely, leaving a connection between the aorta and pulmonary artery.
EVERYONE'S fascinated with the Titanic and you can here the story about the sinking of this great vessel from the Quartermaster's point of view this Saturday at the Merseyside Maritime Museum, at 1.