[German hah-luh r]
- Al·brecht von [German ahl-brekht fuh n] /German ˈɑl brɛxt fən/, 1708–77, Swiss physiologist, botanist, and writer.
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Haller and Bosch may not have many traits in common—except for their mutual disrespect for pencil-pushing bureaucrats.
As per usual, Haller takes the case knowing it will grant him chips he can later cash in for favors and deals.
Like Haller, Bosch is divorced and attempting to decipher the complicated being that is his teenaged daughters.
Instead of penalizing Haller he let the goal stand, to the bewildered fury of all England.
The fabulous England keeper Gordon Banks untypically gave the Germans a gift, heading the ball onto the welcoming boot of Haller.
Thus Haller spoke to me of Petrarch, mentioning Rousseau with aversion.The Memoires of Casanova, Complete
Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
Haller of course had able legal talent to take care of his case.
I have orders from the commander-in-chief to arrest Captains Haller and Ransom.The Rifle Rangers
Captain Mayne Reid
It is from this last quality only that the poems of Haller belong to this class.The Aesthetical Essays
Haller says that lentils are so flatulent as to kill horses.
- Albrecht von (ˈalbrɛçt fɔn). 1708–77, Swiss biologist: founder of experimental physiology
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Haller(hä′lər)Albrecht von 1708-1777
- Swiss physiologist whose investigations into the structure of nerves and the relationship of nerves to muscles form the basis of modern neurology. Haller also discovered the role of bile in digesting fats and developed a botanical taxonomic system.
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