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 Newgate.Newgate Fringe. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Newgate Fashion.
 
Two by two. Prisoners used to be conveyed to Newgate coupled together in twos.   1
       
“Must we all march?
Yes, two and two, Newgate fashion.”
       
Shakespeare: 1 Henry IV., iii. 3.
 


 Newgate.Newgate Fringe. 

 
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