It was a kind of blind-alley, the end of which widened into a small, neat courtyard.
In the Vennel (alley or small street) some ruins remain of the maison dieu, or hospitium, founded in 1256 by William of Brechin.
The outline of the curve of a valley's sides ultimately depends on the angle of repose of the detritus which covers them, if there has been no subsequent change, such as the passage of a glacier along the v.alley, which tends to destroy the regularity of the crosssection.
Only then did her senses register the three men before her, the alley, and the familiar bloodlust in their glowing eyes.
As a matter of fact, after great suffering from gout and stone, he died in Ropemaker's Alley, Moorfields, on Monday the 26th of April 1731, and was buried in Bunhill Fields.
Deidre let the group jostle her down a small hallway that emptied out into an alley behind the row of buildings.
She paused at the intersection with another narrow alley, not liking the smelly alleys at all.
He followed his instincts and appeared in a dark alley not far away, knowing who he'd find.
In the United States the standard sleeping car has a central alley, and along the sides are two tiers of berths, arranged lengthwise with the car and screened off from the alley by curtains.
It is mentioned in a comedy entitled Ram Alley (1611) and Lilly the 2 Various changes in the names of the taverns are made in the folio edition of this play (1616) from the quarto (1601); thus the Mermaid of the quarto becomes the Windmill in the folio, and the Mitre of the quarto is the Star of the folio.
NELL GWYN [ELEANOR] (1650-1687), English actress, and mistress of Charles II., was born on the 2nd of February 1650/I, probably in an alley off Drury Lane, London, although Hereford also claims to have been her birthplace.
In the narrow " wynds " the nobility and gentry paid their visits in sedan chairs, and proceeded in full dress to the assemblies and balls, which were conducted with aristocratic exclusiveness in an alley on the south side of High Street, called the Assembly Close, and in the assembly rooms in the West Bow.
He'd nearly reached the end of the alley when the hair on the back of his neck rose like it did when a Watcher was present, only this was no Watcher.
The hum around the Other assured Jule there was only one person in the alley without any sort of otherworldly power.
"In the alley, when you blasted me, what were you trying to do?" he asked.
Whatever she'd accidentally done to him in the alley, she'd sealed them together in a way he never thought possible.
I saw Mr. Vanoli in the alley on my way to the Chinese yesterday, but I cast my eyes down and looked the other way.
The wall warlord had set up a small table in the mouth of an alley between two buildings and was surrounded by several men.
He stayed near the mouth of the alley, pressed against the wall but dark eyes scouring the area around.
It is defined by the act to include any highway and any public bridge (not being a county bridge), and any road, lane, footway, square, court, alley or passage, whether a thoroughfare or not.
It now felt like it had when she was in the alley: as if he were standing beside her.
When she'd touched him in the alley, she'd left a piece of herself within him.
It is constructed on the hedge and alley system, and was, it is believed, originally planted with hornbeam, but many of the plants have been replaced by hollies, yews, &c., so that the vegetation is mixed.
He strode toward the end of the alley, wanting out of the rain as much as he wanted to talk to the intriguing woman over his shoulder.
Jule was right; she'd learned who he was in the alley, when she'd first touched his soul.
That's what the guy in the alley said when he sold it to me for ten bucks.
The employment of children under fourteen years of age in any factory, workshop, mine, bowling alley or beer garden is forbidden, and their employment at any gainful occupation is permitted only during the vacation of the public school.
He moved silently down the alley and had almost reached her when she froze.
Stalking an innocent woman in the alley was a cakewalk, until the moment she said something she shouldn't have known.
She moved forward once again down an alley leading directly to the open area before the wall.