The poor guy's probably some henpecked bank teller who rented this place trying to shack up with a honey and struck out.
He appears to have been a blind Lothian man, in humble circumstances, who had some reputation as a story-teller, and who received, on five occasions, in 1490 and 1491, gifts from James IV.
His father, Romanus Teller (1703-1750), was a pastor at Leipzig, and afterwards became professor of theology in the university.
In 1767 Teller, whose attitude had made his position at Helmstedt intolerable, was glad to accept an invitation from the Prussian minister for ecclesiastical affairs to the post of provost of Kolln, with a seat in the supreme consistory of Berlin.
Teller was not long in making use of his freer position in Berlin.
Teller died on the 9th of December 1804.
CRIPPLE CREEK, a city and the county-seat of Teller county, almost at the geographical centre of Colorado, U.S.A., one of the phenomenal mining camps of the West.
With a friend, William Berry, he then bought a small country store, which soon failed chiefly because of the drunken habits of Berry and because Lincoln preferred to read and to tell stories - he early gained local celebrity as a story-teller - rather than sell; about this time he got hold of a set of Blackstone.
Teller of Colorado.
The two metals are found in more than 50 counties, San Miguel, Gilpin, Boulder, Clear Creek, Lake El Paso and Teller being the leading producers.
And finally Herodotus, a professional story-teller, rose to the height of genuine scientific investigation.
He is first and foremost a story-teller; his theme is like that of the bards, a heroic event.
He scorned the story-teller "who seeks to please the ear rather than to speak the truth," and yet his rhetoric is the culmination of Greek historical prose.
ATMs replaced human bank tellers, so they are called "Automated Teller Machines."
He was a famous story-teller; after I had acquired language he used to spell clumsily into my hand his cleverest anecdotes, and nothing pleased him more than to have me repeat them at an opportune moment.