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Temple Club, Arundel-street, Strand—Proprietary. No particular qualification. The election of members is by the managing committee; the election being by ballot, and one black ball in five excluding. Entrance fee £5 5s. Subscription: for town members, £5 5s.; for country members, that is, for members residing more than 30 miles from the club, £3 3s. and for officers on foreign service, £1 1s.
Charles Dickens (Jr.), Dickens's Dictionary of London, 1879