Thus Parent records the case of a prostitute who, while intoxicated, tried to force another into the lesbian practice, with the result that the latter, greatly enraged, went and denounced her assailant to the police as an "indecent character;" which recalls the story of the young lady who yielded herself to her persistent lover, on his promise, among other inducements, that he would take her that afternoon to the Trocadero Theatre.

"But," remonstrated the highly scrupulous damsel, while he was taking the price of his generosity in "trade," "I've heard some talk about that theatre—are you sure it's a nice place for a respectable lady to go to?"