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sworn “brother,” an expression originally derived from the fratres jurati, who, in the days of chivalry, mutually bound themselves by oath to share each other's fortune, MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, i. 1. 60; THE WINTER'S TALE, iv. 4. 588; RICHARD II., v. 1. 20; 1 HENRY IV., ii. 4. 6; 2 HENRY IV., iii. 2. 312; “sworn brothers,” HENRY V., ii. 1. 11 ; iii. 2. 43.

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