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."
- RANELAGH, formerly a popular resort by the Thames in Chelsea, London, England.Advertisement
- 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.
- 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.
- About 1690 the land lying east of Chelsea Hospital, and bordering the river about the point where Chelsea Bridge now stands, was acquired by Richard, Viscount Ranelagh, later earl of Ranelagh (d.Advertisement