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True as Touch

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The reference is to gold tested by the touchstone (q.v.).

“If thou lovest me too much

It will not prove as true as touch.”


Love me Little, Love me Long (1570).

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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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