The old city of Mysore was built around the main palace of the Wodeyar dynasty. Many mansions and smaller palaces were built for close relatives of the rulers in urban districts such as Nazarbad, and Lakshipuram. By contrast the agraharas (residential areas) consisted of mall houses, in these lived the palace cooks and clerks, who were mainly Brahmins.
The presence of unattached ladies, bachelors, flirts, match makers gave to Simla its early reputation.... Early evenings on the Mall, was the customary place for building acquaintances.... Eligibles... socially desirables... all were on the Mall .
The "cumulative effects" of unbridled commercialism, however difficult to assess, constitute one key to the impact of growing up in the core of the world's marketing system. Minimally, it suggests unpreparedness for, and lack of interest in, the world that exists outside the shopping Mall.herbert schiller
The Pall Mall Gazette is written by gentlemen for gentlemen.william makepeace thackeray
Wow, look at all the places you can park,” he said, as if for all these years he had been cruising endlessly, unable to terminate a journey. For about a year the most dangerous place to drive in Des Moines was the parking lot of Merle Hay Mall because of all the cars speeding at joyous random angles across its boundless blacktop without reflecting that other happy souls might be doing likewise.Bill Bryson
There ought to be a million-person march on the Mall... that can be heard in the living quarters of the White House.arlen specter
During the Britishers’ time, the Mall was reserved for them;
Christ Church, in yellow colour, the most prominent building on the Mall is reputed to be the second oldest church in northern India.
The idea of a terrorist attack that assaults innocent human beings in a building or a Mall or a restaurant is bad enough. Yet the terrorist mind that looks at a passenger plane and sees the fuel and the intensity of the blast, and sees the rocket engines that will carry it into the heart of destruction like a cruise missile, but who does not see the humanity of one single soul on that airplane, is the chilling truth of what we're up against.alan keyes
Average Indians couldn’t walk on the Mall. You had to be dressed properly and educated, like a gentleman, because English ladies were on the Mall.lt’s like being in permanent air-conditioning!
The analogy I use is that 'World of Warcraft' is like going to the Mall : you see a ton of people there, but you don't really want to interact with them; you just want to know you're part of the human race. And if you get in trouble , you'll know someone else is there.