Schall sentence example

schall
  • This practice continued to prevail till the 17th century, when, at the instance of the Jesuit Schall, president of the tribunal of mathematics, they adopted the European method of dividing the day into twenty-four hours, each hour into sixty minutes, and each minute into sixty seconds.
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  • The emperor, however, died in 1661, and Schall's circumstances at once changed.
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