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vb. (en-third-person singular of: hale)


Hales is a small village in Norfolk, England. It covers an area of and had a population of 479 in 192 households as of the 2001 census, reducing to 469 at the 2011 census.

Hales (surname)

Hales is a surname. Notable people with the surname include

  • Alfred W. Hales, American mathematician
  • Derek Hales, English footballer
  • E. E. Y. Hales, English historian
  • Sir John Hales (1469/70–1540?), Baron of the Exchequer
  • James Hales (c. 1500–1554), English judge, son of above
  • John Hales, English theologian
  • John Hales (d.1571), English writer and politician
  • Robert Hales, English Lord High Treasurer
  • Robert Hales (director), British graphic designer and music video director
  • Robert D. Hales, Senior apostle in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  • R. Stanton Hales, American mathematician and educator
  • Samuel Hales (1615–1693), founding settler of Hartford and Norwalk, Connecticut
  • Stephen Hales, English physiologist, chemist and inventor
  • Thomas Hales (disambiguation), any of various people of this name
  • Thomas Hales (dramatist), Anglo-French dramatist and librettist of the 18th century
  • Thomas Callister Hales, American mathematician.
  • Tom Hales, IRA volunteer
  • Hales, a Triballi king
Hales (disambiguation)

Hales may refer to:

  • Hale's, a former department store in California, or
  • Hales, Norfolk
  • Hales, Staffordshire
  • Haleş, a village in Tisău Commune, Buzău County, Romania
  • Hales (king) (379 BC), of Triballi
  • Hales, Greek astronomer
Hales (king)

Hales or Chales ( 376–375 BC) was the king of the Triballi, a Thracian tribe that inhabited the region between West Morava and South Morava ("Angros" and "Brongos") rivers, called the "Triballian field" in what is today south-eastern Serbia.

In 376 BC, he led the Triballian army of 30,000 warriors and crossed Mount Haemus and the Sofia plain, followed the valley of the Strymon river and advanced as far as Abdera. His forces had nearly destroying the city before Chabrias, an Athenian general, was able to negotiate a peace between the Triballi and the king of Maronea, in the process winning over the Triballi to the Athenian side.

Usage examples of "hales".

The nine little Hales, with no dirt on their faces and dressed in the cheapest kind of homespun, filed dutifully in and sat at a table marked by spotless cleanliness and very little food.

Eliphalet, having anticipated this, handed her a neatly written dossier on Abner Hale, including a minute description of the young minister, a transcript of his marks in college, an essay he had written on Church Discipline in Geneva, and a sketchy genealogy of the Gideon Hales of Marlboro, descendants of Elisha Hale of Bucks, England.

When the coach landed him at Marlboro, he stepped primly down, adjusted his tall hat, grabbed his box, and set out on foot for home, To his disappointment, no one in Marlboro bothered to congratu late him on having attained the ministry, for in his tall hat no one recognized him, and he reached the tree-lined lane leading to his home without having spoken to anyone, and there he stood in the hot dust, greeting, as he felt, for the last time, this bleak, unkindly home in which generations of Hales had been born, and it seemed to him so marked with love that he bowed his head and wept He was standing in this manner when the younger children spotted him and led the whole family out to welcome him home.

Amanda, not wishing to be alone at such a still moment, came to stand with the Hales and whispered, "It was almost unbearable, to see Brother Whipple rowing away like that.

Keoki Kanakoa shouted to the missionaries, and by choice he came to stand with the Hales, repeating to Abner, "The tall man is my father, guardian of the king's estates.

With great dignity, and with yellow feathers on the staffs fluttering in the wind, the long canoe approached the Thetis, and for the first time the Hales saw the full majesty of Keoki's father.

The bearers raised the canoe aloft, adjusted the poles to their shoulders, and at the head of a mighty procession containing feath-ered staffs, drums, court attendants and more than five thousand naked Hawaiians, the Hales set forth on their first magical journey through Lahaina, with Keoki trotting along beside the canoe, in-terpreting for his mother as she identified the subtle beauties of her island.

It was to this building that Malama and the Hales were carried, and as the huge woman climbed out of the canoe, she announced: "This is my palace.

The Hales had no money, no income, no support other than the communal depository in Honolulu.

The Hales had never spoken of Urania's pregnancy, just as, for reasons of delicacy, they had never mentioned Jerusha's, trusting that by some miracle the baby would either be born without trouble or wait until Dr.

When the canoe in which they were journeying broke up, Abraham had pushed and hauled his wife more than forty miles overland in an effort to join with the Hales at Lahaina, and this had precipitated her labor pains.

That night the Hales argued long as to whether the daughters of Pupali should be admitted back into the mission school, and Abner was for dismissing them permanently, but Jerusha held that they should be given another chance, and when the John Goodpasture left the roads, the four delinquent girls, dressed neatly in new dresses, came penitently back.

And with his wife and children in tow, he led the Hales to Captain Janders' store and said boldly, "Captain, I have come to throw myself on your mercy.

His mother knew when her ancestors reached Boston, but no one could recall when the Hales had got there, and here was a man who could not even write, claiming .

Whipple organized his wife, the Hales and the Jan-derses into a medical team that worked for three weeks, arguing, consoling and burying.