Heerengracht

All Noun
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  • The street was originally named Heerengracht, after the canal which ran down its centre.
  • During his extended periods at sea, his wife appears to have lived with her mother in the family house on the Heerengracht.
  • Gideon founded one of the oldest and most well established wine circles in South Africa, the Heerengracht Wynkring.
  • Thibault bought the house at 17 Heerengracht, site of the present Markham's building.
  • These rooms are furnished exactly as they would have been by the best Dutch families, their furniture and hangings having been brought from old houses in the Keizersgracht and the Heerengracht. Cited from A Wanderer in Holland, by E. V. Lucas
  • The Cenotaph on Heerengracht Street in Cape Town is the city's main war memorial where annual Remembrance Day ceremonies are held.
  • Some time after her husband died in 1802, she had sold their house on the corner of Heerengracht (Adderley Street) and Castle Street and moved with their five children and her stepson.
  • Er reed op dit uur geen enkel rijtuig over dit gedeelte van de Heerengracht. Cited from Een liefde, by Lodewijk van Deyssel
  • It was well enough to have built Amsterdam in concentric crescents, with the Heerengracht in the center, and to say arbitrarily that the further you went outwards, the further you descended in the social scale. Cited from Chauffeur and the Chaperon, by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  • Then, by way of a change after the Old Town, and the harbor with its queer houses, like drunken men trying to prop each other up, I chose the Heerengracht, all the city has of the richest and most exclusive. Cited from Chauffeur and the Chaperon, by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  • Eindelijk was er een uitmundend huis gevonden op de Heerengracht bij de Spiegelstraat. Cited from Een liefde, by Lodewijk van Deyssel
  • The Cenotaph was relocated again in 2013, from Adderley Street to Heerengracht Street, to make way for a new MyCiTi bus station.
  • There is a beauty of gaiety and a beauty of gravity; and Amsterdam in its older parts -- on the Keizersgracht and the Heerengracht -- has the beauty of gravity. Cited from A Wanderer in Holland, by E. V. Lucas
  • In the ensuing centuries the grachten were covered over, but many of the prominent streets in the modern city centre still bear their names (Heerengracht, Kaizergracht, Buitengracht, Buitensingel, etc.).
  • The brothers, like most shop-owners, lived on the premises at the back, but their business expanded to such an extent that it later comprised Numbers 28, 29 and 30 in the Heerengracht.
  • The Cenotaph is located on the Heerengracht Street median at the street's intersection with Herzog Boulevard in Cape Town's city centre, on the city's main boulevard.
  • At the beginning of the last chapter I said that the Keizersgracht and Heerengracht do not divulge their secrets; they present an impassive and inscrutable front, grave and sombre, often black as night, beyond which the foreigner may not penetrate. Cited from A Wanderer in Holland, by E. V. Lucas
  • In the main Amsterdam is a city of trade, of hurrying business men, of ceaseless clanging tramcars and crowded streets; but on the Keizersgracht and the Heerengracht you are always certain to find the old essential Dutch gravity and peace. Cited from A Wanderer in Holland, by E. V. Lucas
  • In Venice the canal is of course also the street: gondolas and barcas are continually gliding hither and thither; but in the Keizersgracht and the Heerengracht the water is little used. Cited from A Wanderer in Holland, by E. V. Lucas
  • In 2013 it was moved again by, from Adderley Street's central island at the intersection of Riebeek Street opposite the Cape Town railway station to the Heerengracht Street median on the same axis of the city, to make way for a new feeder station for the MyCiTi bus rapid transit system.
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