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Newgate Fashion

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Two by two. Prisoners used to be conveyed to Newgate coupled together in twos.

“Must we all march?

Yes, two and two, Newgate fashion.”


Shakespeare: 1 Henry IV., iii. 3.

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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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Newgate Fringe
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