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Halle   /hæl/  /hˈæli/   Listen

A city in the Saxony region of Germany on the Saale River; a member of the Hanseatic League during the 13th and 14th centuries.  Synonym: Halle-an-der-Saale.

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"Halle" Quotes from Famous Books

... of scientific organization. The children were bright-eyed and merry, and the rooms airy and clean. I saw, too, a performance by school children in Moscow which included some quite wonderful Eurythmic dancing, in particular an interpretation of Grieg's Tanz in der Halle des Bergkoenigs by the Dalcroze method, but with a colour and warmth which were Russian, and in odd contrast to the mathematical precision associated ...
— The Practice and Theory of Bolshevism • Bertrand Russell

... in 1809 brought out a telegraph worked by a voltaic battery, and making signals by decomposing water. Two years later it was greatly simplified by Schweigger, of Halle; and there is reason to believe that but for the discovery of electro-magnetism by Oersted, in 1824 the chemical telegraph would have ...
— Heroes of the Telegraph • J. Munro

... and best in Holland. Thence to Cologne, where, as well as at Utrecht, he obtained plans and schemes of instruments; to Hamburg, where are fine old organs, some of them built two or three centuries ago; to Lubeck, Dresden, Breslau, Leipsic, Halle, Merseburg. Here he found a splendid organ, built by Ladergast, whose instruments excel especially in their tone-effects. A letter from Liszt, the renowned pianist, recommended this builder particularly to Dr. Upham's choice. At Frankfort and at Stuttgart he found two magnificent instruments, ...
— Atlantic Monthly, Volume 12, No. 73, November, 1863 • Various

... ultimately pale before that of a new-comer to the town, a late addition to the list of Schwarz's pupils, whom he, Dove, had been "putting up to things a bit." This was a "Manchester man" and former pupil of Halle's, and it would certainly not be long before he set the place in a stir. Dove had just come from his lodgings, where he had been permitted to sit and hear him ...
— Maurice Guest • Henry Handel Richardson

... has since been reprinted at Dorpat. In 1869 the same Society published a useful little Esthonian-Finnish glossary to the volume. A good German translation of many of these tales, by F. Loewe, appeared at Halle in 1869, under the title of Ehstnische Maerchen, with notes by various contributors; and M. Dido, who has lately translated two or three of the tales into French, and given more or less detailed notices of the others, mentions that they have ...
— The Hero of Esthonia and Other Studies in the Romantic Literature of That Country • William Forsell Kirby

Words linked to "Halle" :   city, metropolis, Hanseatic League, Halle-an-der-Saale, Federal Republic of Germany, urban center, Deutschland, FRG, Germany

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