Charing Cross


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Charing Cross

a district of London, in the city of Westminster: the modern cross (1863) in front of Charing Cross railway station replaces the one erected by Edward I (1290), the last of twelve marking the route of the funeral procession of his queen, Eleanor
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Will you be at Charing Cross at twelve o'clock prepared for a journey.
I stopped the taxi, got out, and observed you just stepping into the Charing Cross Underground.
We went to the Golden Cross at Charing Cross, then a mouldy sort of establishment in a close neighbourhood.
We left Charing Cross on the morning of the 12th, got to Paris the same night, and took the places secured for us in the Orient Express.
Latimer seated himself opposite to me and we started off through Charing Cross and up the Shaftesbury Avenue.
Then you think the beast was Why, Charing Cross station would hardly make a kennel for such a brute
Walked past him as though I had never set eyes on him in my life, and didn't then; took a hansom in the King's Road, and drove like the deuce to Clapham Junction; rushed on to the nearest platform, without a ticket, jumped into the first train I saw, got out at Twickenham, walked full tilt back to Richmond, took the District to Charing Cross, and here I am
She left this morning with her husband by the 5:15 train from Charing Cross for the Continent.
But the quad and the fives-courts did not look a day older; the ivy was no thicker round the study windows; and in one boy's castle we found the traditional print of Charing Cross Bridge which had knocked about our studies ever since a son of the contractor first sold it when he left.
Moriarty himself is enough to make any letter illustrious, and here is Morgan the poisoner, and Merridew of abominable memory, and Mathews, who knocked out my left canine in the waiting-room at Charing Cross, and, finally, here is our friend of to-night.
She wrote widely and telegraphed far on their behalf till, armed with her letter of introduction, she drove them into that wilderness which is reached from an ash-barrel of a station called Charing Cross.
Charing Cross station reopened after a fire on one of the trains that led to a closure temporarily.