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Touch

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To keep touchfaith, fidelity. The allusion is to “touching” gold and other metals on a touchstone to prove them. Shakespeare speaks of “friends of noble touch” (proof).

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“And trust me on my truth,

If thou keep touch with me,

My dearest friend, as my own heart,

Thou shalt right welcome be.”


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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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