Phileas Fogg rightly suspected that his departure from London would create a lively sensation at the West End
Under the circumstances, if I had been left to decide for myself, I should certainly have waited until I had saved a little money before I ventured on the serious expense of taking a house and studio at the west end
You may go and buy a skeleton at the West End
if you like, and pay the West End
price, but it'll be my putting together.
There was not a soul in Randolph Crescent, nor a soul in Queensferry Street; in this outdoor privacy and the sense of escape, John took heart again; and with a pathetic sense of leave-taking, he even ventured up the lane and stood awhile, a strange peri at the gates of a quaint paradise, by the west end
Trent's directors ceased to worry him and wired invitations to luncheon at the West End
The cab, by trotting steadily along the same road, soon withdrew them from the West End
, and plunged them into London.
But there was a branch house at the west end
, and no pettiness or dinginess to give suggestions of shame.
While incidents like these, arising out of drums and masquerades and parties at quadrille, were passing at the west end
of the town, heavy stagecoaches and scarce heavier waggons were lumbering slowly towards the city, the coachmen, guard, and passengers, armed to the teeth, and the coach--a day or so perhaps behind its time, but that was nothing--despoiled by highwaymen; who made no scruple to attack, alone and single-handed, a whole caravan of goods and men, and sometimes shot a passenger or two, and were sometimes shot themselves, as the case might be.
On the evening of the New Year we had to take two gentlemen to a house in one of the West End
To gratify Jansenius I waived this objection, and only interfered to save him from being fleeced and fooled by an unnecessary West End
middleman, who, as likely as not, would have eventually employed the very man to whom I gave the job.
Once or twice, hating the thought of going back to Barnes, Philip had remained in town, and late in the evening wandered through the West End
till he found some house at which there was a party.
And now, O Arcade, so much fairer than thy West End
brother, we are told that thou art doomed, anon to be turned into an eatinghouse or a hive for usurers, something rankly useful.