- We were going to look at… not just bawdy houses but the whole issue of solicitation, to look at reforming it.
- In the small town or extra-urban village, he hoped, women and children could be protected from the injurious influences of the city, with its bawdy houses, taverns, and pleasure gardens.
- The District of Columbia, of course, was a garrison town and a transit point, with a plethora of saloons and bawdy houses to attract soldiers.
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