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Alley

(The) The Stock Exchange Alley. “John Rive, after many active years in the Alley, retired to the Continent, and died at the age of 118.” —Old and New London, p. 476. Sou…

Kirstie Alley

Kirstie AlleyactressBorn: 1/12/1951Birthplace: Wichita, Kansas Actress who starred in the movies Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982), Look Who's Talking (1989), Sibling Rivalry (1990), and…

Kirstie Alley

Kirstie AlleyactressBorn: 1/12/1951Birthplace: Wichita, Kansas Actress who starred in the movies Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982), Look Who's Talking (1989), Sibling Rivalry (1990), and…

Blind Alley

(A ). A “cul de sac,” an alley with no outlet. It is blind because it has no “eye” or passage through it. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer,…

Phoenix Alley

(London). The alley leading to the Phoenix theatre, now called Drury Lane. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Phoenix ParkPhoenix A B C D E F G H I J K…

Fop's Alley

The passage between the tiers of benches, right and left, in the Opera-house, frequented by mashers and other exquisites. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Fop…

John Bassett ALLEY

ALLEY, John Bassett, a Representative from Massachusetts; born in Lynn, Essex County, Mass., January 7, 1817; attended the common schools; at the age of fourteen was apprenticed as a shoemaker,…

Sentences: Alley Oops

Alley OopsSentencesIntroductionI Know It When I See It: The SentenceSentence Structure: The Fab FourSentence Functions: The Four TopsAlley Oops Why learn the different types of sentences and…

Hangman's Acre, Gains, and Gain's Alley

(London), in the liberty of St. Catherine. Strype says it is a corruption of “Hammes and Guynes,” so called because refugees from those places were allowed to lodge there in the…