The History of Leith

October 21, 2007

Those Sporting Ladies

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An ambivalent attitude towards prostitution prevailed in early 19th century Scotland, though never officially condoned since it was unambiguously condemned in terms of hellfire and damnation by the Kirk, not to mention those who considered themselves members of respected society, as well as those social reformers who sought to stamp out what they called a brutally exploitative trade.for more click here

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