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Aldersgate Street

Definitions

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  • proper noun a street leading north from London Wall towards Clerkenwell

Etymologies

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from the old gate in the city wall that had alder trees growing around it

Examples

  • He turned slowly down Aldersgate Street, and was pondering his way along towards Saint

    Little Dorrit

  • He repairs to the back of Aldersgate Street, where a door immediately opens to his knocking.

    The Mystery of Edwin Drood

  • Hospital bound it on the west; Smithfield and Long Lane on the north; Aldersgate Street, like an arm of the sea, divides it from the eastern part of the city; whilst the yawning gulf of

    The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon

  • He experienced a dramatic CONVERSION at a PRAYER MEETING in 1738 at Aldersgate Street, London which led him to abandon controversial FORMS of Ministry to preaching to workers and the poor in fields at Bristol the following year.

    Concise Dictionary of Religion

  • Later on, in the city of London, where Wesley had been intimately associated with Peter Bohler and had come directly under his influence, he one night attended a religious service in Aldersgate Street, where the one conducting the service was reading Luther's preface to the Epistle to the Romans.

    The Personal Touch

  • Albion, Aldersgate Street -- nobody appreciates a real city dinner better than Monsieur le Marquess -- and so on, till the old brewer mentioned,

    The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 14, No. 380, July 11, 1829

  • Literary and Scientific Institution, Aldersgate Street, where he made the acquaintance of many kindred spirits, young men of the same standing as himself, chiefly occupied in the banks, offices, and warehouses of the city of London.

    The Modern Scottish Minstrel, Volume IV. The Songs of Scotland of the Past Half Century

  • Two years before that, Robert Moffat had met a young man in a boarding house in Aldersgate Street, London, and induced him to become a missionary in Africa.

    Recollections of a Long Life

  • The third of these letter foundries was that of James and Thomas Grover in Angel Alley, Aldersgate Street, who after Moxon's retirement shared with Andrews the whole of the English trade.

    A Short History of English Printing, 1476-1898

  • Street, and soon afterwards a house in Aldersgate Street where he settled with a young nephew whom he undertook to educate.

    Milton

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