The streets are joined by alleys just wide enough to pass through.
Villena is a labyrinth of winding alleys, which contain some interesting examples of Moorish domestic architecture.
Sometimes the design consists of alleys only, as in fig.
He drove them through back roads and alleys to ensure no one followed before taking the highway and exiting into a direction that appeared to be nothing but desert.
The lanes and alleys of the early city were unpaved and filthy with slops from the houses.
The modern town of Palestrina, a collection of narrow and filthy alleys, stands on the terraces once occupied by the temple of Fortune.
the limits of fortifications, which it had outgrown, have both contributed to render Genoa a picturesque confusion of narrow streets, lanes and alleys, varied with stairways climbing the steeper slopes and bridges spanning the deeper valleys.
The dirty streets full of petty traders, the gloomy bazaar with its multitude of tiny shops, the market squares, the blind alleys, the little gates in the dead courtyard walls, all give the place the stamp of a Tatar or Turkish town.
At daybreak, however, those nearing the town at the Dorogomilov bridge saw ahead of them masses of soldiers crowding and hurrying across the bridge, ascending on the opposite side and blocking the streets and alleys, while endless masses of troops were bearing down on them from behind, and an unreasoning hurry and alarm overcame them.
The "Fuggerei," built in 1519 by the brothers Fugger, is a miniature town, with six streets or alleys, three gates and a church, and consists of a hundred and six small houses let to indigent Roman Catholic citizens at a nominal rent.
They often rise tier above tier, and are sometimes all on the same level " facing each other as in streets, and branching off laterally into smaller lanes or alleys "; and FIG.
The company supports a school, Leclaire Academy, and has built a club-house, bowling alleys, tennis-courts, base-ball grounds, &c. The first settlement on the site of Edwardsville was made in 1812, and in 1815 the town was laid out and named in honour of Ninian Edwards (1775-1833), the governor of the Illinois Territory (1809-1818), and later United States senator (1818-1824) and governor of the state of Illinois (1826-1830).
Seoul has some wide streets of shops, hundreds of narrow alleys, and is very fairly clean.
But though the same statute absolutely prohibited bowling alleys, Henry VIII.
The scandals of the bowling alleys grew rampant in Elizabethan London, and Stephen Gosson in his School of Abuse (1579) says, "Common bowling alleys are privy moths that eat up the credit of many idle citizens; whose gains at home are not able to weigh down their losses abroad; whose shops are so far from maintaining their play, that their wives and children cry out for bread, and go to bed supperless often in the year."
The narrow alleys of Porto, Pendino and Mercato have nearly all disappeared, and old Naples has been vanishing day by day.
They forbade, for example, the building of streets wide enough to admit a cart, a regulation that accounted for the number of narrow wynds and alleys in the town.
The town has been built without the slightest regard to regularity; the streets are even more intricate and winding than those in most other Eastern towns, and with the exception of the bazaars and some open squares, the interior is little else than a labyrinth of alleys and passages.
In yonder city's dingy alleys the sun shines not, and the air is foul.
She paused at the intersection with another narrow alley, not liking the smelly alleys at all.
Gabe made his way through the narrow alleys and disjointed walkways that wound like a maze through the market.
Behind the market square and the main street lie a labyrinth of narrow streets interconnected by covered courtyards and alleys, with extensive warehouses and cellars.
Within the city the principal streets have been roughly paved, and iron bars placed across the narrow alleys to prevent the passage of camels.
The Altstadt, though several broad streets have been opened through it, still preserves many of its narrow alleys and other medieval features.
These improvements connote the obliteration of the insanitary and overcrowded courts and alleys which were to be found between all the main streets, few in number, connecting the upper and the lower towns.
One is very much like another, and nearly all their streets are replicas of the better alleys of Seoul.
Already she began to see quite plainly the little elves in their tall pointed hats, dancing down the dusky alleys, and peeping from between the bushes, and they seemed to come nearer and nearer; and she stretched her hands up towards the tree in which the doll sat and they laughed, and pointed their fingers at her.
That which is perhaps the more common consists of walks, or alleys as they FIG.
Crowds of the kind seen at cheap sales filled all the passages and alleys of the Bazaar.
Some of the older designs for labyrinths, however, avoid this close parallelism of the alleys, which, though equally involved and intricate in their windings, are carried through blocks of thick planting, as shown in fig.
As the name of a street changes with almost every block, according to the old Spanish custom, a list of street names is sometimes mistakenly accepted as the number of continuous thoroughfares in the city, so that it has been said that Mexico has 600 to 900 streets and alleys.
Broad regular streets replaced the narrow winding alleys.
Narrow streets, some cobbled, alleys leading down to the waters edge.
With its winding alleys intricately laced between cool squares, stepping in to Middle Temple really is like stepping back in time.
The village is a maze of narrow alleys, topped by a 12th century church.
You can't go down dark alleys in studios - you find the studio wall!
Quaint little alleys and yards off the steep main street house many interesting shops offering a wide range of unusual gifts and mementos.
We drew lots of blanks, went up endless blind alleys.
cobbled, alleys leading down to the waters edge.
The village of Quarry has alleys galore The stone from the quarries well known.
labyrinth of ancient alleys revealed by an award winning arts festival tour leader.
VENICE Among the waterways of Venice restored palaces and stately mansions are your atmospheric homes to explore its myriad alleys and canals.
maze of narrow alleys, topped by a 12th century church.
quaint little alleys and yards off the steep main street house many interesting shops offering a wide range of unusual gifts and mementos.
skittle leagues are the focus of fierce neighborhood rivalries in the long, thin alleys tacked to the back of pubs.
These being the dead-end alleys of negative evidence, is there hope of an explanation on the open avenues of scientific theory?
He also conveys the harmony and completeness of much of the existing townscape with its intricate pattern of winding alleys and hidden courtyards.
From the ramparts of Edinburgh Castle and ghostly medieval alleys to enchanting waterside walkways.
warren of alleys for atmosphere.
The discredit attaching to bowling alleys, first established in London in 1455, probably encouraged subsequent repressive legislation, for many of the alleys were connected with taverns frequented by the dissolute and gamesters.
But in time the excesses attending the game rendered it unfashionable, and after the Revolution it became practically a pothouse recreation, nearly all the greens, like the alleys, having been constructed in the grounds and gardens attached to taverns.
is the People's Palace, given in 1904 by Joseph Milbank to the First Congregational church and containing a library and readingroom, a gymnasium, bowling alleys, a billiard-room, a rifle-range, a roof-garden, and an auditorium and theatre; kindergarten classes are held and an employment bureau is maintained.
It now includes most of the principal thoroughfares, which form a notable contrast to many of the smaller streets and alleys, in which good building and cleanliness are lacking.
All year round skittle leagues are the focus of fierce neighborhood rivalries in the long, thin alleys tacked to the back of pubs.
Some of the bookstores are tucked down alleys or behind teeny entrance gardens.
West of the square, the Moorish alleys tumble down the hill toward the city walls.
Few other places in Bangkok match this frenetic warren of alleys for atmosphere.
I ventured down many blind alleys and took several wrong turnings.
These include bars on private homes windows, and graffiti on walls, alleys or apartment buildings.
Many bowling alleys offer balls for sale, although you may find that the price is a little higher than what you would pay if you purchased the ball elsewhere.
Although most bowling alleys supply just about anything a bowler might need, many serious bowlers prefer to have their own equipment.
In each action-packed episode, viewers see the seedy underside of crime, as Dog gives chase through questionable motels, dark alleys, and drug-infested neighborhoods.
Poker was once seen as a seedy game played by lowlifes in dives and shady back alleys.
The battle of the pigskin rather takes place in back alleys, on rooftops, and neighbourhood parks.
Dive under the seas of Istanbul and challenge the back alleys of Hong Kong.
In urban, college soaked areas, alternative barber shops and salons are quickly filling up downtown storefronts and alleys.
Choosing the theme of your child's next party is the first step; venues, such as bowling alleys, gymnastics facilities or the beach, can help you cement the idea of the theme you have in mind.
Many bowling alleys offer bumpered lanes and lightweight balls for children to eliminate some of the frustrations of unskilled or young bowlers.
Attractions were gradually added, first a merry-go-round, then two bowling alleys, a tennis court, and a scenic railroad.
Among his publications may be mentioned: A Rebel's Recollections (1874); The Last of the Flatboats (1900); Camp Venture (I goo); A Carolina Cavalier (1901); Dorothy South (1902); The Master of Warlock (1903); Evelyn Byrd (1904); A Daughter of the South (1905); Blind Alleys (1906); Love is the Sum of it all (1907); and Long Knives (1907) .
Many tenpin bowling alleys are open seven days a week, every day of the year with the exception of Christmas day.
Be wary of pursuing blind alleys which are not directed toward the principal goals of your thesis plan.
A good launchpad for browsing with minimal risk of being led up too many blind alleys.
There have been a number of different approaches to design (and a few evolutionary blind alleys, boron, kevlar, dyneema etc.
After the Turks were driven from the city in 1878, it was in many respects modernized; but something of its former character is preserved in the ancient Turkish palace, mosque and fountain, the maze of winding alleys and picturesque houses in the older quarters, and, on market days, by the medley of peasant costumes - Bulgarian, Albanian and Rumanian, as well as Servian.
The alleys or calli number 2327, with a total length of 894 m.; the canals number 177 and measure 28 m.
The children who crowd these grimy alleys, half-clad and underfed, shrink away from your outstretched hand as if from a blow.
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