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Hales

(hālz),
Stephen, English physiologist, 1677-1761. See: Hales piesimeter.
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It was only the other day that Eben Hale was laid away in his stately marble mausoleum.
Hale opened the letter, read it, and tossed it upon my desk with a laugh.
Hale, when we say that we embark upon this course of action utterly devoid of animus.
Hale, our interests dictate us to demand of you twenty millions of dollars.
Hale said he would preserve it as a literary curiosity, and shoved it away in a pigeonhole.
Hale, attracted by the wall beyond, which was done in a bewitching honeycomb pattern dotted with golden bees.
Hale was Clara's aunt--old stock that had crossed the Plains.
Hale knew Saxon's mother or, rather, her poems; and produced, not only "The Story of the Files," but a ponderous scrapbook which contained many of her mother's poems which Saxon had never seen.
Hale talked of her own Journey across the Plains, a little girl, in the late Fifties, and, like Mrs.
It happened right below lawyer Varnum's, down at the bend of the Corbury road, just round about the time that Ruth got engaged to Ned Hale.
Next I searched around and found old Aunt Patsy and Aunt Betsy Hale where they were around, and said, "They went out back one night to visit the sick and fell down the well and got drowned.
There were strange faces in almost every house; in some he recognised the burly form of some old schoolfellow--a boy when he last saw him--surrounded by a troop of merry children; in others he saw, seated in an easy-chair at a cottage door, a feeble and infirm old man, whom he only remembered as a hale and hearty labourer; but they had all forgotten him, and he passed on unknown.