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TO IMAGINE, Eng. law. In cases of treason the law makes it a crime to imagine the death of the king. In order to complete the offence there must, however, be an overt act the terms compassing and imagining being synonymous. It. has been justly remarked that the words to compass and imagine are too vague for a statute whose penalty affects the life of a subject. Barr. on the Stat. 243, 4. Vide Fiction.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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* A March 26, 2000, "Imagine" was headlined: "One way to revive downtown might be to build a new museum about American character." The main story focused on the brainstorm of St.
Or imagine him as the loved one himself who might or might not be guilty of his crime.
Just seven per cent of those aged 55 and older, meanwhile, say they can imagine being friends with a robot in the future.
no, I imagine the grass, how it must have nodded along,
Imagine! was founded in 1988 and is based in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
IMAGINE also holds the Guinness World Records for the largest water screen projection and the largest permanent projection mapping.
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The convention will be held at the Direct Energy Centre, from March 25-29, featuring hundreds of artisans from all across Canada, one of which will be Imagine Wood, there to showcase their collection of handcrafted wooden utensils for the 10th year in a row.
Imagine Communications, a market leader of media software and video infrastructure solutions serving the global broadcast, multichannel video programming distributor and enterprise markets, is delivering a major expansion and upgrade to the master control room and playout operations of broadcaster Al Rayyan, based in Doha, Qatar.