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Lewkner’s Lane

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Now calledCharles Street,” Drury Lane, London, always noted for ladies of the pavement.

“The nymphs of chaste Diana’s train,

The same with those of Lewkner’s Lane.”


Butler: Hudibras, part iii. canto 1.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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