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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Kotar and Gessler present readers with a comprehensive examination of the history and the contemporary fight against the spread of Yellow Fever in the United States and around the world, drawing on firsthand accounts and a wide variety of contemporary sources.
Gessler set Tell a challenge: to avoid execution, he had to hit a fruit in a single shot and obviously not injure his child.
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.
For us, it's important that if you have the phone in your hand, whatever you touch--the screen, the interface, the back of the phone--you have nice materials touching you," Gessler says.
airports that have been FAA-certified to support these 747-8s," Carl Gessler, Jr.
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.
Since 1972 Porsche Design has presented milestone products with iconic style, and the P'9981 smartphone from BlackBerry will be our next landmark," said Dr Juergen Gessler, CEO of the Porsche Design Group.
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.