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 Slumland.Sly (Christopher). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Slums.
 
“The back slums”—i.e. the purlieus of Westminster Abbey, etc., where vagrants get a night’s lodging.   1
 


 Slumland.Sly (Christopher). 

 
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