Chelsea and Bloomsbury
have taken the place of Hampstead, Notting Hill Gate, and High Street, Kensington.
IT'S on my visiting cards sure enough (and it's them that's all o' pink satin paper) that inny gintleman that plases may behould the intheristhin words, "Sir Pathrick O'Grandison, Barronitt, 39 Southampton Row, Russell Square, Parrish o' Bloomsbury
." And shud ye be wantin' to diskiver who is the pink of purliteness quite, and the laider of the hot tun in the houl city o' Lonon -- why it's jist mesilf.
Shortly after they had gone away for the first time, one of the scouts came running in with the news that they had stopped before Lord Mansfield's house in Bloomsbury
A hansom was being paid off at the foot of the steps outside, and in we jumped, Raffles shouting "Charing Cross!" for all Bloomsbury
He remembered that, in so far as she had been brought up at all, she had been brought up in Bloomsbury
. Her father and mother played in the provinces most of the year, and she was left a great deal in the care of an old aunt who was crippled by rheumatism and who had had to leave the stage altogether.
Meanwhile matters went on in Russell Square, Bloomsbury
, just as if matters in Europe were not in the least disorganised.
And even more curious was the drawing-room, which attempted to rival the solid comfort of a Bloomsbury
Thus the vision of humanity appeared to be in some way connected with Bloomsbury
, and faded distinctly by the time she crossed the main road; then a belated organ-grinder in Holborn set her thoughts dancing incongruously; and by the time she was crossing the great misty square of Lincoln's Inn Fields, she was cold and depressed again, and horribly clear-sighted.
If only people with brains--of course they would want a room, a nice room, in Bloomsbury
preferably, where they could meet once a week.
It was my particular difficulty that I did not know directly where he was; for I understood at first he was in the lodgings of his wife's mother; but having removed myself to London, I soon found, by the help of the direction I had for writing my letters to him, how to inquire after him, and there I found that he was at a house in Bloomsbury
, whither he had, a little before he fell sick, removed his whole family; and that his wife and wife's mother were in the same house, though the wife was not suffered to know that she was in the same house with her husband.
Bazzard's, who had once solicited his influence in the lodger world, and who lived in Southampton Street, Bloomsbury
In a quarter of an hour we were in Bloomsbury
at the Alpha Inn, which is a small public-house at the corner of one of the streets which runs down into Holborn.