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English citations of bridewell

  • Edward Young, Love of Fame, the Universal Passion, Satire V, On Women, lines 15, 20-21, 25
    Britannia's daughters, much more fair than nice, (...)
    As unreserv'd, and beauteous, as the sun,
    Through every sign of vanity they run; (...)
    Taverns, exchanges, bridewells, drawing-rooms,