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1) IV. The Down Town Back-Alleys. Riis, Jacob A. 1890. How the Other Half Lives
...throbs the life-tide of two great cities, one might drop a pebble into half a dozen such alleys. 2 AT THE CRADLE OF THE TENEMENT.—DOORWAY OF AN OLD-FASHIONED DWELLING...

2) XII. The Passing of Cat Alley. Riis, Jacob A. 1902. The Battle with the Slum
...Claus comes around to New York this Christmas he will look in vain for some of the slum alleys he used to know. They are gone. Where some of them were, there are...

3) alley 1. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Either of the parallel lanes at the sides of a tennis court, which widen the inbounds area for doubles play. up (one's) alley Informal Compatible with one's interests...

4) alley 2. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Games A large playing marble, often used as the shooter. Short for alabaster....

5) VI. The Broken Pitcher. Book II. Hugo, Victor Marie. 1917. Notre Dame de Paris. Vol. XII. Harvard Classics Shelf of Fiction
...rushing head foremost into many a street corner, leaping gutters, traversing numberless alleys, courts, and streets, seeking flight and passage among the endless...

6) 45066. Potter, Eliza. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:45066 QUOTATION:No one need go into alleys to hunt up wretchedness; they can find it in perfection among the rich and fashionable of every land and nation....

7) 56139. Stevens, Wallace. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:56139 QUOTATION:To what good, in the alleys of the lilacs,O caliper, do you scratch your buttocksAnd tell the divine ingenue, your companion,That this bloom...

8) 17670. Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:17670 QUOTATION:The lowest and vilest alleys of London do not present a more dreadful record of sin than does the smiling and beautiful countryside. ATTRIBUTION:Sir...

9) 17704. Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:17704 QUOTATION:The lowest and vilest alleys of London do not present a more dreadful record of sin than does the smiling and beautiful countryside. ATTRIBUTION:Sir...

10) maze. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...detail of landscape gardening based on the Greek labyrinth, consisting of intricate paths or alleys lined with high hedges and having a center and exit difficult...

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