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" ... in debaucheries, drunkenness, whoredom, and in seeing and hearing things not fit for Christian eyes and ears; many of the houses and booths here serving only to allure men and women to such purposes of impiety. "
The European Magazine, and London Review - Page 190
1818
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London; Being an Accurate History and Description of the British ..., Volume 3

David Hughson - London (England) - 1806
...daily, during the fair, holden for debts and contracts. The fair kept here, instead of three days, was at length prolonged to a fortnight ; and became...serving only to allure men and women to such purposes of impiety. Therefore the magistracy, often intending, at last fully resolved, in the year 1708, to...
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London, by David Hughson, Volume 3

Edward Pugh - 1806
...daily, during the fair, holdcn for debts and contracts. The fair kept here, instead of three days, was at length prolonged to a fortnight ; and became...and loose people to resort to, and to spend their mono.}' in vanity ; and (which was worse) in debaucheries, drunkenness, whoredom, and in seeing and...
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The Ancient Remains, Antiquities, and Recent Imporvements, of the ..., Volume 2

Henry Thomas - London (England) - 1830
...during the fair for debts and contracts. The fair kept here, was at length prolonged from three days to a fortnight, and became of little other use than...people to resort to, and to spend their money in- folly and vice. Therefore the magistracy, often purposing, at last fully resolved, in the year 1708,...
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The ancient remains, antiquities, and recent improvements of the ..., Volume 2

Henry Thomas (antiquarian.) - 1830
...during the foir for debts and contracts. The fair kept here, was at length prolonged from three days to a fortnight, and became of little other use than...loose people to resort to, and to spend their money in folly and vice. Therefore the magistracy, often purposing, at last fully resolved, in the year 1708,...
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National History and Views of London and Its Environs ..., Volumes 1-2

Charles Frederick Partington - London (England) - 1834
...loose people to resort to, and to spend their money in vanity ; and, which was worse, in debauchery, drunkenness, whoredom, and in seeing and hearing things...serving only to allure men and women to such purposes of impiety. Therefore the magistracy, often intending, at last fully resolved, in the year 1708, to...
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National History and Views of London and Its Environs, Volume 2

Charles Frederick Partington - Historic buildings - 1834
...debts and contracts. " The fair kept here, instead of three days was at length prolonged to VOL. II. I a fortnight, and became of little other use than for...spend their money in vanity ; and, which was worse, in debauchery, drunkenness, whoredom, and in seeing and hearing things not fit for Christian eyes and...
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National history and views of London with its environs, 2 vols

1837
...here, instead of three days was at length prolonged to Vol.. ц. I a fortnight, and became oflittle other use than for idle youth and loose people to...spend their money in vanity ; and, which was worse, in debauchery, drunkenness, whoredom, and in seeing and hearing things not fit for Christian eyes and...
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The History and Antiquities of London, Westminster, Southwark, and ..., Volume 3

Thomas Allen - London (England) - 1839
...retains the name of Cloth fair. This fair, which was at first instituted for the convenience of trade, was at length prolonged to a fortnight, and became of little other use but for idle youth and loose people to resort to ; on which, in the year 1708, an order of common council...
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The Fortunes and Misfortunes of the Famous Moll Flanders, &c ...

Daniel Defoe - Fiction - 1998 - 398 pages
...dated to the twelfth century, and had long been an important trade fair, but by D.'s time had become 'of little other Use, than for idle Youth, and loose...resort to, and to spend their Money in Vanity; and (that which was worsel in Debaucheries, Drunkenness, Whoredom, and in seeing and hearing Things not...
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