E. Cobham Brewer 18101897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Shunamites House (The).
An inn kept for the entertainment of the preachers at Pauls Cross. These preachers were invited by the bishop, and were entertained by the Corporation of London from Thursday before the day of preaching, to the following Thursday morning. (Maitland: London, ii. 949.)