Gessler

Gessler

sentenced Tell to shoot apple off son’s head. [Swiss Legend: Brewer Dictionary, 1066; Ital. Opera: Rossini, Wilhelm Tell]

Gessler

Austrian governor treats Swiss despotically; shot by Tell. [Ital. Opera: Rossini, William Tell, Westerman, 121–122]
See: Tyranny
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Gessler set Tell a challenge: to avoid execution, he had to hit a fruit in a single shot and obviously not injure his child.
I want to personally thank Shell for their support of HVA and their ongoing commitment to our Nations automotive heritage," commented Gessler.
Fredrik Gessler, Head of Network Analytics and Management, Ericsson, says: "Our license agreement with Anite reinforces Ericsson s commitment to supporting interoperability and desire to provide flexibility for our customers.
Fredrik Gessler, Head of Network Analytics and Management, Ericsson, says: "Our license agreement with Anite reinforces Ericsson's commitment to supporting interoperability and desire to provide flexibility for our customers.
Keyhole Software's Mark Determan, Zach Gardner, Adrienne Gessler, and Keith Shakib were selected by the panel to present talks at this conference, spanning topics of Grunt 101, JavaScript debugging for Agile developers, Java RESTful End Point Frameworks to support the shift to HTML5 SPA, and JSF in the Modern Age.
Writers Kotar and Gessler recount the history of smallpox, its spread, effects, and the medical, political, and moral issues of combating the disease around the world.
Gessler also ran a $1 million public education campaign in the summer and early fall one of the reasons that registrations in the Centennial State jumped 13 percent compared to four years earlier.
After culling for invalid signatures, 82,246 were left standing, falling short of the required 86,106, Colorado Secretary of State Scott Gessler announced.
product for Porsche Design," said Dr Juergen Gessler, CEO Porsche Design Group.
Dr Juergen Gessler, president and CEO of Porsche Design, described the P'9981 project as one of EoACAytwo philosophies, one intention,' to build an upscale luxury smartphone that would meet with the approval of Prof Ferdinand Alexander Porsche who designed the original 911 and founded Porsche Design in 1972.
The demand has been extraordinarily high right from the start of the collection, and exceeds our greatest expectations," said the CEO of the Porsche Design Group, Dr Jurgen Gessler.
Also at the Daily Herald, Kurt Gessler has been named managing editor for on-line news; previously, he was assistant managing editor for on-line content, a job he'd held since 2007.