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*people would throw waste and sewage into the river and then wash their clothes and collect their drinking water from it!!!

*Rats were very common

*the houses of parliment soaked their curtains in lime juice to get rid of the smell of the river!

*At night people would poo and wee in a chamber pot stored under the bed

*when the chamber pot got full they would throw it out the window!!!

*Night soil men would collect sewage and sell it on the streets!!!

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