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22nd Aug '17 8:47:14 PM PaulA
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* In Creator/MercedesLackey's ''[[Literature/BardicVoices The Lark and the Wren]]'', the heroine is housed in a brothel; she plays music for the customers, and it is made clear that no more is expected--or wanted--from her.

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* In Creator/MercedesLackey's ''[[Literature/BardicVoices The Lark and the Wren]]'', ''Literature/TheLarkAndTheWren'', the heroine is housed in a brothel; she plays music for the customers, and it is made clear that no more is expected--or wanted--from her.
8th May '17 2:57:19 PM Ezclee4050
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* The TropeNamer is a song by Music/TheStatlerBrothers; a young man is taken in by the titular Lady Rose, and it's made clear that he has indeed slept with her for the first time.

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* The TropeNamer is a song by Music/TheStatlerBrothers; a young man is taken in by the titular Lady Rose, and it's made clear that he has indeed slept with her for the first time.[[note]]The group says that it was inspired by a friend of theirs in Virginia, who lived across the street from a brothel as a child and would sometimes go over to have the women make breakfast for him.[[/note]]
21st Dec '16 2:59:42 PM Discar
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* The TropeNamer is a song by Music/TheStatlerBrothers; a young man is taken in by the titular Lady Rose, and it's made clear that he has indeed slept with her [[AManIsNotAVirgin for the first time]].

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* The TropeNamer is a song by Music/TheStatlerBrothers; a young man is taken in by the titular Lady Rose, and it's made clear that he has indeed slept with her [[AManIsNotAVirgin for the first time]].time.
20th Nov '16 9:08:38 AM Morgenthaler
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* It's mentioned in one of the AubreyMaturin books that Stephen Maturin stayed in one of the brothels in Jakarta, where the ship is docked on a diplomatic mission, because it was simply the cheapest place to stay, not to mention convenient for carrying out [[TheSpymaster his trade]]. The girl he shares the bed with is only initially surprised that he's not interested in sex. The crew of the ship, [[CrowningMomentOfFunny naturally]], don't know about his job as Britain's premier spy and come to the obvious conclusion about his, er, stamina and prowess.

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* It's mentioned in one of the AubreyMaturin ''Literature/AubreyMaturin'' books that Stephen Maturin stayed in one of the brothels in Jakarta, where the ship is docked on a diplomatic mission, because it was simply the cheapest place to stay, not to mention convenient for carrying out [[TheSpymaster his trade]]. The girl he shares the bed with is only initially surprised that he's not interested in sex. The crew of the ship, [[CrowningMomentOfFunny naturally]], don't know about his job as Britain's premier spy and come to the obvious conclusion about his, er, stamina and prowess.
18th Oct '16 6:30:12 AM Morgenthaler
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* In ''FirstRidersCall'' by Kristen Britain, Karigan G'ladheon stays the night at a brothel. Unfortunately for her, she happens to be staying in the same room as Trudy, a prostitute who only caters to lesbians. The morning after, Trudy won't stop implying to Karigan's friends that they, ahem, had relations.

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* In ''FirstRidersCall'' ''Literature/FirstRidersCall'' by Kristen Britain, Karigan G'ladheon stays the night at a brothel. Unfortunately for her, she happens to be staying in the same room as Trudy, a prostitute who only caters to lesbians. The morning after, Trudy won't stop implying to Karigan's friends that they, ahem, had relations.
25th May '16 1:28:44 AM Kid
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* In the novel, ''The Thief and the Dogs,'' by Naguib Mahfouz, Said runs from law enforcement after attempting to murder his old friend, Ilish Sidra. He hides for the next several days with his old friend, [[HookerWithAHeartOfGold Nur, who just so happens to be a prostitute.]] "Intimate" relations between the two are implied.

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* In the novel, novel ''The Thief and the Dogs,'' by Naguib Mahfouz, Said runs from law enforcement after attempting to murder his old friend, Ilish Sidra. He hides for the next several days with his old friend, [[HookerWithAHeartOfGold Nur, who just so happens to be a prostitute.]] "Intimate" relations between the two are implied.
6th Apr '16 10:49:58 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''SinCity'' has wrongly-accused PI Dwight [=McCarthy=] on the run from the law and badly injured after being betrayed by the title character of the story ''A Dame To Kill For''. The girls of [[RedLightDistrict Old Town]] patch him up and allow him to stay for a while. He ends up using them to get his revenge on the people who set him up.

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* ''SinCity'' ''ComicBook/SinCity'' has wrongly-accused PI Dwight [=McCarthy=] on the run from the law and badly injured after being betrayed by the title character of the story ''A Dame To Kill For''. The girls of [[RedLightDistrict Old Town]] patch him up and allow him to stay for a while. He ends up using them to get his revenge on the people who set him up.
29th Dec '15 8:06:03 AM Morgenthaler
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* The TropeNamer is a song by TheStatlerBrothers; a young man is taken in by the titular Lady Rose, and it's made clear that he has indeed slept with her [[AManIsNotAVirgin for the first time]].

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* The TropeNamer is a song by TheStatlerBrothers; Music/TheStatlerBrothers; a young man is taken in by the titular Lady Rose, and it's made clear that he has indeed slept with her [[AManIsNotAVirgin for the first time]].
21st Nov '15 11:54:23 AM nombretomado
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* Kawakami Gensai (the real life inspiration for ''RurouniKenshin'') once hid out in a brothel after an assassination, and was said to look so feminine that he was able to pass for one of the girls.

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* Kawakami Gensai (the real life inspiration for ''RurouniKenshin'') ''Manga/RurouniKenshin'') once hid out in a brothel after an assassination, and was said to look so feminine that he was able to pass for one of the girls.
7th Dec '14 2:46:54 PM Patachou
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* The ladies of Whitechapel would sometimes share rooms, and in the days leading up to her murder, JackTheRipper victim Mary Kelly shared her room with between one and two women, Julia and possibly also Maria Harvey.

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* The ladies of Whitechapel would sometimes share rooms, and in the days leading up to her murder, JackTheRipper UsefulNotes/JackTheRipper victim Mary Kelly shared her room with between one and two women, Julia and possibly also Maria Harvey.
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