Ranelagh sentence example
- The old earl of Bedford offered £50,000 or £10o,000, and Monmouth, Legge, Lady Ranelagh, and Rochester added their intercessions.
- Fashionable society takes its pastimes at such centres as the grounds of the Hurlingham and Ranelagh clubs, at Fulham and Barnes respectively, where polo and other games are played; and Rotten Row, the horse-track in Hyde Park, is the favourite resort of riders.
- In 1668 he left Oxford for London where he resided at the house of his sister, Lady Ranelagh, in Pall Mall.
- It was revised and kept alive by Jeremy Bentham in his fanatical scheme for a "panopticon or inspection house," described as "a circular building, an iron cage glazed, a glass lantern as large as Ranelagh, with the cells on the outer circumference."
- Balls and masquerades, exhibitions of fireworks, regattas and many other forms of amusement were provided; but by the close of the 18th century Ranelagh was ceasing to attract the public, and in 1803 the Rotunda was closed.Advertisement
- They are still included in the pleasant gardens belonging to that foundation, but no traces of the popular Ranelagh are preserved.
- Chelsea was noted at different periods for two famous places of entertainment, Ranelagh in the second half of the 18th century, and Cremorne Gardens in the middle of the 19th.
- The picturesque building by Wren stands in extensive grounds, which include the former Ranelagh Gardens.