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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Bankside.
 
Part of the borough of Southwark, noted in the time of Shakespeare for its theatres and retreats of the demi - monte, called “Sisters of the Bank.”   1
        “Come, I will send for a whole coach or two of Bankside ladies, and we will be jovial.”—Randolph: The Muses’ Looking Glass.
 


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